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Carmelo R. Cambareri

July 30, 1933 — January 2, 2021

Mass of Christian Burial, January 12, 2021, All Saints Catholic Church, 11:00AM Carmelo R. Cambareri, 87, of Plantation, passed away peacefully after an illness, January 2, 2021. Survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Bonnie Cambareri. Loving father to Dianne Patierno, Joanne Mazzone (Larry), and David Cambareri (Kimberly). Also surviving Carmelo are seven grandchildren, Anthony (Amy), Vincent, and Janine Patierno, Dr. Hilary and Nicole Mazzone, Danielle and David Cambareri; one brother: Rocco Cambareri (Eloise); two nieces,”Rav” (Ken) Nicholson, Barbara (Jim) Barker; three nephews: Allan, Joe and Jack (Elizabeth) Cambareri, and many other family members, whom he loved dearly. Carmelo (Mel) was born in Mount Kisco, New York, July 30, 1933. An exceptional husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He will always be remembered for his trademark artist cards given to all for every occasion. His facial expressions of play and secret head taps of love. His wisdom and gentle manner have greatly influenced us all and his traditions will be and are currently passed along the generations. Mel was a talented musician, artist, gardener, woodworker and sports car enthusiast. He retired as a Mechanical Design Engineer and Patented Inventor, from Coulter Corporation in 1998. After retirement spending time with his family was most important. Visitation will be Monday 5 – 7PM, T.M. Ralph Funeral Home Sawgrass/Weston. A prayer service will be led by Deacon Ben Roa at 6:30 PM. A link will be available to view the prayer service Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday 11a.m. at All Saints Catholic Church (The Funeral Mass will be streamed on this page starting at 10:55 AM) Mass video link Interment will immediately follow at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Light House for the Blind, Broward County. Arrangements entrusted to T.M. Ralph Funeral Home Sawgrass/Weston, 371 NW 136th Ave., Sunrise, FL 33325. (954)587-6888. alternate link for streaming of service
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, January 11, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

T. M. Ralph Funeral Home Sawgrass/Weston

371 NW 136th Ave, Sunrise, FL 33325

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Starts at 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery

1500 S State Rd 7, North Lauderdale, FL 33068

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