Lorain- Peter J Carameli, 88, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at Autumn Aegis Nursing Home in Lorain, OH.
Peter was born on August 25, 1922 in Cleveland, OH to his loving parents, Joseph and Rose (nee:Razzano) Carameli.
He graduated from Holy Name High School, Class of 1941. Peter was drafted on May 1943 to serve in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant, Company B 118th Medical Battalion, during WWII. While serving his country, he was awarded the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with 1 Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, Meritorius Unit Award and the WWII Victory Medal. Peter was honorably discharged on January 1946. He was married on February 7, 1948 to his beloved wife, Helen A. (nee:Greco). Peter worked in Production for General Motors for 32 years and at A & P Grocery as a stockperson for 8 years. He was a member of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish in Lorain, OH. Peter enjoyed playing baseball as a young man and he always enjoyed watching sports.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years of marriage, Helen A. Carameli; daughter, Rosemarie Carameli; grandchildren, Patrick (Dawn) Carameli, Justine (Kevin) Hayes, Kim, Kris and Vince; nephew, Pasquale Amato; niece, Denise Moores; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-nieces; great-nephews; and his neighbor and Main Man, Dennis Jessel and his loving family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Ralph Carameli; sister, and Nancy Amato.
A private funeral service will be held at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, Lorain, OH (440) 244-1961 at a later date. Christian burial services will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain, OH. Memorial donations may be made to a Cancer Society of donors choice. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.Posted By: RSG Funeral Home @ 1:19:12 PM