Carmel A. Lembo, 92, of Wallingford, formerly of Branford, died Tuesday May 9, 2017 at Connecticut Hospice, Branford. She was the beloved wife of the late Dante Lembo.
Mrs. Lembo was born in New Haven July 16, 1924, daughter of the late Ralph and Louise Altieri Sanzone. She was a graduate of Hillhouse High School and formerly lived in West Haven and New Haven, until moving to Branford in 1958. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother, who took great joy in cooking for her family.
She is survived by her children, Donna (Ron) Corcoran of Cheshire, Regina Lembo (Peter Howard) of Ridgefield, and Claire (Rick) DiNorscia of North Haven; her grandchildren, Michael (Lauren) Corcoran, David Corcoran and Lauren DiNorscia, and her great-grandson Derek Corcoran. She was predeceased by her siblings, Blase Sanzone, Sr., Edward Sanzone, Anthony Sansone, Lillian Jablonski and Ann Hill.
Her funeral will leave the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford, Friday morning at 9:30 for a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary Church at 10:00. Burial will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Thursday evening from 5:00 -7:00.
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