Carmella Occhipinti (nee Carbone), 95, of Chicago and formerly of Brookfield and Naperville, died Jan. 4, 2014.
Ms. Occhipinti was born July 13, 1918. She later married Sam Occhipinti, who preceded his wife in death, and worked as a retail sales clerk.
She was the mother of Joseph (Kathleen) Occhipinti and Michael (Patricia) Occhipinti; the grandmother of Elena, James, Brittany (Matt) Bretz, Shaun, Ryan and Kyle; the great-grandmother of Sophia, Katelyn and Noah; the sister of the late Susan Dodaro, Elena Romano, Mary Amico, Jerry Carbone and Rose Goglia; and the aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, Jan. 8 from 3 to 8 p.m. and on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St. in Brookfield. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. at St. Louise de Marillac Church, 1144 Harrison Ave., LaGrange Park. Interment is at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Hillside.