Carmela M Cecere

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Born in New York, NY on March 31, 1930

Departed on August 31, 2019 and resided in West Palm Beach, FL

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Carmela Martha Cecere
On Saturday, August 31, 2019, Millie Cecere, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away at age 89.
Millie was born on March 31, 1930 in New York, New York to Vincent and Lucy Sepe. She grew up on Villa Avenue in the Bronx, New York and was the eldest of her 7 sisters and brothers. On November 25, 1950 she married the love of her life, John Joseph Cecere. They were married for 52 years when John passed away. They raised two children, Anthony and Susan in New York on Long Island.
Millie was known for her infectious smile and laughter. She was a devoted Catholic and had an amazing relationship with God and the most incredible faith. She loved family and friends and was proud to be a mother and wife. Her greatest passion was cleaning and cooking. She is known by all who loved and knew her for the most delicious eggplant!!
Millie is survived by her loving children, Anthony and Donna, Susan and Jay. Grandchildren, John, Kristyn, Michael, Kaitlyn, Breanne, Alesha and Nick. Great Grandchildren, Jason, Madison, Jaxon and Hazel. Flowers can be sent to Ballard-Durand Funeral Home. If you wish donations to The Alzheimer’s Association can be made. Our family strongly supports them.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Paula Elizabeth Gerardi September 5, 2019 at 7:03 pm - Reply

    May all be comforted knowing she is in heaven. Sending love to Susan and her family.

  2. Angelina Martin September 5, 2019 at 11:09 pm - Reply

    I will miss her , but am left with so many fond memories of her & John. Through the years when they came to visit Sue, we had them over for dinners & took them out to eat. Good memories are the next best thing. Sue can be happy & proud of the good daughter she was to her parents..My love, thoughts, & prayers are with Sue & her daughters.
    Angelina Martin

  3. Betty Wheatley September 6, 2019 at 7:12 am - Reply

    My sympathy to her family – they took good care of her. Millie was a delightful lady.

  4. Jay Dikeman September 12, 2019 at 9:15 am - Reply

    My sincere condolences to the family of Millie and everyone who was touched by her through her life. Wonderful memories of her love for her family, Her joy of music. Her faith in God. Her eggplant parmesan. Her pure delight in life…rest in peace, Millie.

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