MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – Carmella Antonelli of Mount Vernon died Jan. 13. She was 93.
Antonelli was born Feb. 24, 1919, to Carl and Justine Bencivengo. She married Gennaro Antonelli on Sept. 3, 1939, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.
She worked in the admitting department of Mount Vernon Hospital before retiring in 1990. She was a member of the Altar Rosary Society at St. Ursula's Church in Mount Vernon.
Antonelli is survived by a son, John (Rose) Antonelli; a brother, James Bencivengo; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband; a daughter, Isabelle Fortunato; and two sisters, Evelyn Trizano and Constance Carr.
Visitation is from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Yannantuono Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ursula's Church. Burial will follow at Beechwoods Cemetery in New Rochelle.
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