Claire A. Coviello (nee Carpinelli ) passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at The Genesis Willow Creek Care Facility in Somerset, N.J. She was 84 years old. Claire was the loving wife of the late Frank A. Coviello,Jr. She was pre-deceased by her infant sons, Michael and Patrick Coviello, her parents, Andemina and Anthony Carpinelli, and her brother, Ralph Carpinelli.
She is survived by her children, Anthony (Susan) Coviello. Joanne Lorello ( James), Michael F. (Patricia) Coviello, MaryAnne Scardigno (Corrado), and five grandchildren. We are all thankful for Mom's love.
Claire was born, raised and lived most of her life in Jersey City. She moved to Edison and later to Somerset, bur her heart was always in Jersey City.Claire was a Homemaker and an excellent cook, Guests were always welcome at her table. She was a past president of The Greenville Babe Ruth Ladies Auxillary during the 1970's.She was a former member of The St. Paul's Rosary Society, and a parishoner of Our Lady of Mercy R.C. Church in Jersey City.
Claire was a fan of The New York Yankees and loved opera.
She was a talented soprano who sang during her high school years with the glee club of St,.Dominic Academy, and in later years she sang at home with the Saturday afternoon Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts.
Visitation will take place on Friday, December 28th. from 4 to 8 P.M. at The Routh Funeral Home,LLC, 374 Danforth Avenue, Jersey City,N.J. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, December 29th. at 10 A.M. at Our Lady of Mercy R.C.Church on Sullivan Drive in Jersey City. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, 340 Ridge Road, North Arlington. N.J.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home on Saturday. Please go directly to The St. Vincent DePaul Chapel at Our Lady of Mercy Church where there will be visitation starting at 9:15 A.M. until the mass at 10 A.M.
In lieu of flowers donations to either The Food Bank of N.J. or your favorite charity would be appreciated .