Mary Carmela Melillo Golia, 89, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford. She was the beloved wife of 66 years to the late John Anthony Golia. Mary was born in New Haven on October 13, 1928 and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Acampora Melillo. Mary was devoted to her family whom she loved unconditionally. Mother of Josephine A. Golia and Anthony J. Golia (Cindy). Grandmother of Anthony J. Golia II (Kristin), Krista A. Kaplan (Adam) and Jennifer M. Gonyo (Kevin). Great-Grandmother of John Anthony Golia, Mia Kaplan, Jocelyn Golia, Kayla and Adam Kaplan. Sister of Josephine Gambardella, Rose Cretella, Philomena Furino and the late Pasquale Melillo.
Funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue on Friday morning at 11:00 with the Rev. Timothy Meehan officiating. Family and friends may call from 9:00 to time of service. Entombment will follow in the All Saints Mausoleum. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.