In memory of
Rita Scaffidi AGE: 89 • Hammonton Rita P. Scaffidi, 89, of Hammonton passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017 at Meadow View Nursing Center in Williamstown. Born in Hammonton she was a lifelong resident there. Rita and her husband Anthony were owners of Hammonton Auto Supply for many years. She also worked as a secretary for Suburban Natural Gas Company and as an office manager at Ancora Psychiatric Hospital. Rita was a longtime member of St. Joseph's R.C. Church in Hammonton, where she was a member and former secretary of their Altar Rosary Society, and member of the church choir. She was also a soloist and sang at many wedding masses. She was a volunteer for the St. Joseph's Church stands during the July 16 festival week. She enjoyed canning and cooking for family and friends, and spending time with her beloved grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, Anthony and Anna Palmier. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Anthony E. Scaffidi, two daughters, Cathy Tomasello (Jack) of Hammonton, and Donna Alcott (Stanley C. Alcott Jr.), four grandchildren, Sean and Kara Tomasello and John and Katie Rose Gibson. A viewing will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish Church of St. Joseph's, 226 French Street in Hammonton, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 AM. Burial will follow at Greenmount Cemetery in Hammonton. In lieu of flowers donations to Hammonton Cancer Fund, PO Box 1066, Hammonton, NJ 08037 would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements by the Carnesale Funeral Home in Hammonton, www.carnesalefunralhome.com
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