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“Ma,Heartbroken does not even explain what I'm feeling right now....Bob and I went to the Casino today, I know you were there by my side. I won!But it...Read More »
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“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Michael Miano - SCHENECTADY, NY

“Mom, i am heartbroken that you are gone. We didnt get to know each other that well. I will miss our long phone conversations. I loved your beautiful...Read More »
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“I just now heard of this awful event. My heart goes out to Carlita Barnes and to the entire Miano and Barnes family. I know of the many struggles...Read More »
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“Mom, I have never felt any hurt or sadness the way I have the past few days. My heart is shattered but knowing you are not in that ugly type of...Read More »
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Me and Mom in Florida “I love you, MaIn my heart forever❤ ”
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“Ma, I will miss you everyday, for the rest of my life. Thank you for being my biggest supporter always, thank you for your guidance and unconditional...Read More »
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Thank you my Mom for everything you have done for all of us!!!
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SCHENECTADY - "Near, far, wherever you are…our hearts will go on "
On this day, April 23rd, 2018, Carlita C. Miano, 84 years old, went home to the Blessed Lord and to be at eternal peace after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Carlita was surrounded by her forever love, Angelo, along with their loving children.
Carlita was born September 28, 1933 in Staten Island, New York to Mose and Adeline Maryea. Along with her parents, she is predeceased by 6 Brothers and 2 Sisters. After losing her mother at a very young age, Carlita was grateful to her sister Priscilla (Pete) for stepping in to care for her and forever cherished their special bond.
Carlita was a homemaker who loved to care for her family.
Carlita loved her special moments shared with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed spending countless hours at the Casinos; playing poker with her family and summer picnics at Saratoga State Park. During the retirement years, she enjoyed traveling to Florida for the winter months with her husband and spending time on Cape Cod during the summer with her children.
Carlita was also predeceased by her baby son, Joseph Angelo.
Carlita leaves behind her true love of more than 60 years, Angelo Miano. Her son, Michael Miano, daughters, Gloria (Thomas) Galaviz, Grace Polsinelli (Peter Salat), Carlita (Robert) Barnes, Antoinette Johnson, Angela (Mark) Clute and Catherine (Joe) O'Brien. Grandchildren: Karissa Miano, Tommy(Ashley) Galaviz, Nicholas (Irina) Polsinelli, Teresa (Dan) Griffen, Dana Polsinelli, Riley Barnes, Connor Barnes, Bradley Johnson, Grace Johnson, Michael Monforte, Alyssa Clute, Kailyn O'Brien and Briana O'Brien and 5 Great-Grandchildren.
Services will be held on Friday at 8:30 am from the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, then to St. Anthony's Church, Seward Place where a Mass will be celebrated at 9:30am. Entombment will follow in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home on Thursday from 4 to 7 pm.
Contributions in Carlita's name can be made to American Lung Association or Community Hospice.