October 27th, 2008


My Grandmother's Obit

Mary Ella (Newsom) Carenza

Carenza, Mary Ella (nee Newsom), 80 died Sat., Oct. 18, 2008, a result of stroke. Wife of the late Joe Carenza Sr. Mary Ella spent her life devoted to caring for her family and teaching. Beloved mother of Joseph S. Jr. (Diane), John R. (Dianne), Christopher J. Carenza and Mary Lisa Carenza (Peter Keenan; dear Nana to 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, dearest sister, aunt and friend.Services: Memorial Mass Mon. Nov. 3, 2008, 10 a.m. St. Mary Magdalen, 63109. Visitation 9 a.m. Private burial Jefferson Barracks National Cem. Mary Ella requested all expressions of love be made as memorial donations to Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital.