Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Phyllis N. Tomasella
Phyllis N. Tomasella (nee Sanfilippo) age 92 of Hammonton, passed away Tuesday July 2, 2019 at AtlantiCare in Galloway Twp. She was born and raised in Hammonton and was a 1944 graduate of Hammonton High School. She worked as a Bell Telephone operator and then became co-owner, along with her husband Joseph, of Tomasella’s Fire Equipment Co. Inc. Phyllis was dedicated to volunteering for the Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and even continued to walk in the Procession up until the age of 90. She enjoyed attending Elvis impersonator shows featuring Doug Church and Mark Reno. She is best known as "Mom Mom Phyl" or "Mrs. T" and will always be remembered as the fiery red head who was full of life and energy.
Phyllis is predeceased by her husband Joseph C. Tomasella, parents Biagio and Mary Sanfilippo, brother Lawrence Sanfilippo and sister Angelina Macrie. Loved ones who will miss her until they meet again are her beloved son Joseph B. and his wife Pamela of Manahawkin; her dear brother Emanuel “Sonny” and his wife Carol of Elm; her cherished grandchildren Sarah Thiewes, Michelle Silipino and her husband Andrew, Ashley Modugno and her husband Perry, Kimberly Tomasella and Hope Tomasella; her precious great grandchildren, Brooklyn Thiewes, Aria Modugno, Shay Tomasella, Adeline and Gabriella Silipino; as well as her much loved extended family.
Family and friends are invited to attend her viewing Sunday eve 6:00-9:00pm and Monday 9:30-10:30am at the Marinella Funeral Home 102 N. Third St. Hammonton. Mass of Christian Burial 11:00am St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish-St. Joseph Church Third & French Sts. Hammonton. Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery 124 S. First Rd. Hammonton. Donations may be made to Hammonton Vol. Fire Co. #1 PO Box 838 Hammonton, NJ 08037.
Marinella Funeral Home, Inc.
102 North Third Street
Hammonton, New Jersey 08037
Phone: (609) 561-1311