Carmela “Millie” Sarno
Devoted Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother
Millie, 95, passed away on Sunday, May 10 at Chatham Hills Subacute Care Center where she leaves a caring staff behind. Entombment will be in St. Stephens Cemetery, Millburn.
Born and raised in Newark, Millie resided at her home in Springfield, a town she loved, for 58 years. Millie’s favorite hobbies were cooking, entertaining, and reading.
Millie’s love and devotion for her family was the cornerstone of her life around which all things revolved. Her husband, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren always came first. She was a longtime member of St. James the Apostle Church.
Predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Morris; she leaves behind her children, daughter Jo-Ann Goffreda and her husband Frank, son Joseph and his wife Karen; grandchildren James Pieper and his wife Terrie, Joseph Sarno and his wife Patrice and Andrew Sarno and his wife Mary Ellen; and great grandchildren Jessica and Amanda Pieper, and Avery James and Nylah Rose Sarno. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142, or the Michael J. Foundation, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014.