Obituaries » Lillian R. Guarneri
September 13, 2020
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Lillian Ruth Guarneri, “MaMa Lil“, 92, Carbondale, died Sunday in Wyckoff NJ. Her late husband, Anthony James Guarneri, “PaPa Tony”, died April 9. Lillian and Tony were married for 68 years and were always at each other’s side.
Born in Jessup, daughter of the late Rudolph and Anna Opiekun Gentline, she worked for many years at Weston in Archbald.
Lillian was a very special person and loved and adored by all who knew her. She was lovingly known by her grandchildren and great grandchildren as “MaMa Lil.” Kind, compassionate, loving and caring are only a few of the attributes that begin to describe Lillian. She was truly an incredible Lady.
MaMa Lil exemplified what it means to be a WIFE, a MOTHER, a GRANDMOTHER and GREAT GRANDMOTHER. She was completely devoted to her family and was a fantastic role model who showed us all how to live life as a GOOD PERSON. The family was truly blessed to have MaMa Lil in our lives. We were always very proud of her and we all aspire to follow in her footsteps and make her proud of each of us. We will remember the life lessons she taught us and will pass down our memories of her to the younger members of her family. She will be missed dearly and will be remembered always with great admiration.
Lillian, and her late husband, were devoted members of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Carbondale.
The family would like to express a special THANK YOU… to Dr. Tamarat Bekele; physician assistant, Theresa Mecknick and the entire medical staff in Carbondale; to the wonderful Doctors and Nurses at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood NJ and to her fantastic Nurse, Marge Rockett at Valley Hospice; and her Personnel Aides and the staff of At Home With Van Dyk in Ridgewood NJ.
Survivors include: two daughters, Corinne Walker and husband Jack, Wyckoff NJ: Annette Ogozaly, Simpson; three grandchildren, John Joseph Walker III and wife, Raechel, Ramsey NJ; Jennifer Colaneri and husband, John, Upper Saddle River NJ; Ryan Ogozaly and wife, Jennifer, Cinnaminson NJ; six great grandchildren, her namesake, Lily Belle and Shea Logan Colaneri, Jack Anthony and Oakley Patrick Walker, and twin girls, Ryann Paige and Reese Noel Ogozaly; and a brother-in-law, Jake Rupp, Davenport Fla.; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her four sisters and a brother, Stella Woodsinger, Francesca Rebels, Joseph Gentline, Nellie Gensini and Elizabeth Serine.
Private services at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements, Lawrence A. Gabriel Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 2 Hospital St. Carbondale.
Online condolences may be sent to the funeral home website.