Obituary of Mildred M Consalo
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Mildred M. Consalo, 91, of Vineland passed away on Wednesday June 3rd, 2020 at home surrounded by her family. Born in Glassboro,NJ she lived in Richwood and Union for much of her life until moving to Vineland in 1969. After graduating high school she attended school in Philadelphia to become a seamstress. Upon graduating she was employed as a seamstress for several years.
In 1949 she married William Consalo Jr and they raised four daughters. She was a member of the St. Anthony’s Society in Glassboro, belonged to a bowling league and ran a produce stand and a clothing store with her mother in law Louise Consalo. Mildred was a great cook and loved cooking for her family.
Her family was her top priority and she was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a gentle soul who found good in everyone. She had a strong faith and was devoted to her church and the Blessed Mother.
Her survivors include her four daughters Mary Gruccio, Louise Consalo, Kathleen Bifulco and husband Bert, Caroline Smith and husband Andrew, son in law Philip Derosa; eight grandchildren Stephanie Squires (Fred), Kristen DeRosa (Stephanie), Umberto IV (Nancy), Candice DeRosa, Lauren Marie Coia (Paul), Kathleen Charlotte (Nick), William Michael Gruccio (Courtney), Tara Lynn Smith, and twelve great grandchildren Madeline, Amelia, Paul, Gino Michael, Tyler, Sean, Aiden, Paislee Mildred, Dominick, Carmella, Umberto, Salvatore and William Michael Gruccio Jr. (arriving October).
She is also survived by her sister Lena Gattuso and sister in laws Pauline Brigandi, Lilly Brigandi, Elaine D’Ottavio, and Hope Consalo; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mildred is predeceased by her parents, Peter and Carmella Brigandi, her husband William F. Consalo Jr,, her son in law Michael L Gruccio Jr, her in laws William and Louise Consalo, her brothers John Brigandi, Joe Brigandi and Peter Brigandi and sister in law Mary Brigandi, brother in laws Anthony Consalo (Barbara Consalo, Alyce Consalo), Augie Consalo (Dorothy), Vincent Consalo, Ronald D’Ottavio.
The family would like to send a special thank you to her two caregivers, Maggie and Colletta.
A mass of Christian burial will take place privately with the family
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to: The Michael L. Gruccio Jr Memorial Scholarship Fund, or Christ the Good Shephard Parish (St. Isidore’s Church). All donations may be sent to 1234 McClain Dr Vineland NJ 08361.
To send online Condolences visit the funeral home website at www.ronefuneralservice.com
ARRANGEMENTS are under the supervision of Rone Funeral Service, 1110 E. Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360