Carmel Falcigno Carrano, 97, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Friday September 25, 2015 with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Alphonse Carrano.  Carmel was born in New Haven on September 15, 1918; a daughter of the late Joseph and Susie Naples Falcigno. She enjoy going and being a member of the North Haven pool on Elm Street, was a member of the North Haven Senior Center and in her earlier years was a member of the Children of Mary at St. Michael Church, New Haven.  Carmel was a devoted homemaker with many talents especially her baking.  Loving mother of Anthony P. Carrano, Robert L. (Janet) Carrano and David A. (Lynne Austin) Carrano.  Devoted grandmother of Brett and Kaitlyn Carrano.  Loving sister of Joseph Falcigno and the late Peter Falcigno, Lillian Maiorana, Emil and Ann Falcigno.  Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue on Saturday morning at 9:30.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Therese Church at 10:00 AM.  Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.  The visiting hours will be Friday (TODAY) from 4 to 8 PM.  Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2080 Silas Deane Hwy., 2nd Flr, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.