Carmela Cracchiola died at her home in Southampton on May 15. She was 86.
Known as Millie, she and her late husband, Joseph, were natives of Brooklyn and lived in Southampton since 1975. Survivors remember her culinary talents, superior housekeeping and fondness for a proper martini.
She was the daughter of the late Francesco and Lucia Mocciolo and the sister of the late Jerry Mocciolo.
She is survived by a son, Jack Cracchiola; a daughter, JoAnn Hale; and four grandchildren, Matthew, Justin, Joseph and Jessica; and a great-granddaughter, Giuliana.
A wake was held on May 16 at Brockett Funeral Home in Southampton. A funeral Mass was held at the Basilica Parish of Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary in Southampton. Burial followed at Southampton Cemetery.