Gloria G. Melecsinsky
B: 1937-03-23
D: 2018-12-05
View Details
Melecsinsky, Gloria G.
Virginia J. Catania
B: 1940-03-29
D: 2018-12-05
View Details
Catania, Virginia J.
Rose C. Kurasinski
B: 1924-03-22
D: 2018-12-03
View Details
Kurasinski, Rose C.
John C. Mack
B: 1981-12-26
D: 2018-12-03
View Details
Mack, John C.
Walter R. Dull
B: 1929-04-13
D: 2018-11-26
View Details
Dull, Walter R.
Angel R. Mercado
B: 1938-12-25
D: 2018-11-25
View Details
Mercado, Angel R.
Irene Mozden
B: 1931-06-09
D: 2018-11-17
View Details
Mozden, Irene
Alfredo Lopez-Marrero
B: 1994-02-25
D: 2018-11-16
View Details
Lopez-Marrero, Alfredo
Barbara L. Johnston
B: 1927-09-20
D: 2018-11-13
View Details
Johnston, Barbara L.
Florencio Ortiz
B: 1932-04-29
D: 2018-11-11
View Details
Ortiz, Florencio
Ronald P. Christiana
B: 1962-06-01
D: 2018-11-10
View Details
Christiana, Ronald P.
Florine M. Gervais
B: 1930-12-03
D: 2018-11-06
View Details
Gervais, Florine M.
William E. Groot
B: 1954-05-15
D: 2018-11-06
View Details
Groot, William E.
Larry E. Miles
B: 1963-07-04
D: 2018-11-06
View Details
Miles, Larry E.
Nellie Domurat
B: 1923-03-21
D: 2018-11-04
View Details
Domurat, Nellie
Thelma J. Wrice
B: 1932-04-30
D: 2018-11-02
View Details
Wrice, Thelma J.
David C. Eisenhofer
B: 1974-03-26
D: 2018-11-02
View Details
Eisenhofer, David C.
John J. Carrubba
B: 1932-06-19
D: 2018-11-01
View Details
Carrubba, John J.
Ozzie L. Henderson
B: 1942-01-28
D: 2018-10-28
View Details
Henderson, Ozzie L.
John R. Rogers
B: 1931-05-26
D: 2018-10-27
View Details
Rogers, John R.
Christine Gingras
B: 1977-01-17
D: 2018-10-25
View Details
Gingras, Christine


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
764 Farmington Avenue
New Britain, CT 06053
Phone: (860) 229-9006
Fax: (860) 229-9007
Carmen J. Mottola Carmen J. Mottola Carmen J. Mottola Carmen J. Mottola Carmen J. Mottola Carmen J. Mottola Carmen J. Mottola Carmen J. Mottola
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home
"We are honored to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>

Obituary for Carmen J. Mottola

Carmen J.  Mottola
Carmen J. Mottola, 89, of New Britain, CT completed his life’s journey on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 after a short illness. Born in Southington, CT in 1928, he was the first child of the late John and Rose (Avitable) Mottola. Carmen served in the United States Army during the later part of World War II. After returning from overseas, he completed his education in business and he went to work for The New Britain Machine Company where he would spend over forty years in the Payroll Department until he retired as Paymaster in 1990.
In his spare time, Carmen enjoyed tinkering, woodworking, computers and rooting for his favorite teams. He would often lie awake in the evening with a radio beneath his pillow while listening to The Boston Red Sox, Green Bay Packers or UCONN Women’s Basketball. Second only to his family was his love for his summer cottage at West Hill Lake in N ew Hartford, CT. While he enjoyed relaxing at his “retreat in the mountains”, the people that knew him best would tell you that he spent just as much time digging up or building something on the property. It was not uncommon for him and his summer friends to create some sort of useful device out of discarded parts that were found at the recycling center.
Carmen is survived by his loving wife of 66 years Margaret (Soltis) Mottola of New Britain, CT, his daughter, Rosanne Vacca of Farmington, his two sons Guy Mottola and his wife Johanne of New Britain, CT and Michael Mottola and his wife Jennifer of Barkhamsted, CT. He also leaves nine cherished grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; Meghan and Scott Spurr and their daughter Kara, Sarah Mottola, Nicholas and Laura Vacca and their daughter Charlotte, Ryan Vacca, Luke Mottola, John and Sarah Mottola and their children David, Nina and Jacob, Christopher Mottola, Geoffrey Mottola and Cooper O’Connor. Carmen is also survived by his beloved sister Connie Coccomo and her husband Thomas of New Britain along with several nieces and nephews. Carmen was predeceased by his infant son John Carmen.
Funeral Rites for Carmen will he held Monday, February 26, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. with the procession departing at 9 a.m. from the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Ave., New Britain, CT., followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Ann Church, 101 North St., New Britain, CT. Entombment with full military honors accorded by the United States Army will be in St. Mary’s Chapel Mausoleum, 1141 Stanley St., New Britain, CT. Relatives and friends may call at the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, Sunday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Directions to funeral home – I-84 east or west, exit 37 (Fienemann Rd) right off exit – one mile down on right. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Joachim Church, 47 Clark St., New Britain, CT. 06051 or to the charity of the donors’ choice. To extend condolences to the Mottola family or to share a memory of Carmen, please visit

To send flowers to the family of Carmen J. Mottola, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Order Flowers



Recently Shared Condolences

Recently Shared Stories