Carmella Mildred Billoto De Santis



Carmella Mildred Billoto De Santis, beloved wife of the late Peter De Santis, age 99, died on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Born in Paterson, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Angelo Billoto and Theresa Giapetta Billoto. Carmella enjoyed doing arts and crafts and travailing to Atlantic City. Her true passion in life was spending time with her family. She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Angels Catholic Church in Little Falls, NJ. She will be remembered as a very loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend.

She is survived by: a daughter, Mary Ann De Santis of Wayne, NJ; two grandchildren, Sandi R. Corbett and Susan R. Owens and her husband Gary all of Sumter; seven great grandchildren and two great - great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by: a daughter, Loretta Ruffalo; one brother and two sisters.

A memorial mass will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 4:00pm at St. Jude's Catholic Church. Inurnment will be held in the St. Lawrence Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 400 Percival Road, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, SC 29260-6604 or to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210.

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The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.