Obituary for Carmella J Gurba (Paradise)
Seneca Falls – Carmella J. Gurba, 96, formerly of Seneca Rd., Seneca Falls, NY, passed away on Thursday (February 1, 2018) at Huntington Living Center, Waterloo, NY.
Family and friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home, 4 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls on Sunday (February 4, 2018) from 2 PM to 4 PM followed by a funeral service at 4 PM at the funeral home with Reverend James Fennessy, Pastor of St. Patrick’s Church, Seneca Falls, officiating. Committal services will be held on Tuesday (February 6) at 11:30 AM at St. Columbkille Cemetery, Seneca Falls. If desired, contributions may be made to St. Francis/St. Clare Parish, 25 Center St., Waterloo, NY 13165
Carmella was born in the Town of Varick, NY on May 16, 1921 the daughter of the late Dominick & Narda Cassamasima Paradise. She was a life resident of Seneca Falls and was retired from the former Sylvania Inc. of Seneca Falls. She, also, had worked as a cook at Connie’s Diner in Waterloo after Sylvania closed. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Seneca Falls. Carmella loved to bowl and garden but most of all she was known as a great cook. She, also, enjoyed playing cards during her time at Huntington Living Center.
She is survived by:
1 daughter – Margaret A. (Robert) Smith – Waterloo, NY
4 grandchildren – Robert (Gerilyn) Smith, Darin (Sandy) Smith, Kevin Smith, & Scott Smith.
2 brothers – Macy Paradise – Seneca Falls, NY
Dominick “Deco” (Ailene Phillips) Paradise – Seneca Falls, NY
Several nieces and nephews
In addition to her parents, Carmella was predeceased by 16 brothers & sisters including, Angela Pacuilli, Tony Paradise, Frank Paradise, John Paradise, & Michelle Conant.
Please consider leaving a condolence or lighting a candle in memory of Carmella at: doranfuneralhome.com.