Camille V. (Saracco) Monaco
February 28, 1925 – December 13, 2016
Camille V. Saracco Monaco, age 91, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully at home, on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.
Born in the Bronx, NY on February 28, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Gerald and Lillian (LePore) Saracco. Mrs. Monaco made her career with the State of New York Veterans Administration where she worked as an administrative manager.
A devout Catholic, she was a longtime parishioner of the Church of the Assumption in Roselle, NJ and a member of the ladies auxiliary of VFW Post No. 1397 in Linden, NJ. Mrs. Monaco gave of her time and talents as a volunteer with a local orphanage and also at the Deborah Heart and Lung Center. In her leisure time, she enjoyed crocheting, traveling to Europe with her late husband, visiting casinos and spending time with her daughter, especially on their trips to Hawaii.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Monaco was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Americo Joseph Monaco. She is survived by her daughter, Valerie Koelsch, with whom she lived; and brother, Henry Saracco of the Bronx, NY.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:30 am until 12:30 pm on Monday, December 19, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will follow at 12:30 pm. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to Vitas Hospice, 100 Commerce Drive, Ste. 302, Newark, DE 19713.