Carmela Ventura Cinque - November 8, 2013

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 SELKIRK Carmela Ventura Cinque, 94, passed away Friday, November 8, 2013 at home with her loving family by her side.  Carmela was born in Ravena on August 6, 1919, daughter of the late Angelo and Frances Ventura.  Carmela married Anthony Cinque of Manhattan on May 3, 1952 and lived in Queens.  She was a hairdresser in the 1950s and also ran the Ghostly Getups Halloween Stores from 1990 to 2005.


     Carmela was predeceased by her husband Anthony Cinque and her son Anthony S. Cinque who died in 1995 at the age of 40.  Survivors include her son, Michael Cinque of Selkirk;  grandchildren, Destiny M. Cinque of Selkirk, Michelle Walsh of Schenectady, Anthony A. Cinque and Alexa Cinque both of Guilderland;  and her sister Josephine Ventura of Florida.  Carmela was also predeceased by her brothers, George, Joe, Charles and Ben Ventura and her sisters, Mary Dallura and Angela Norris.


     Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Tuesday, November 12th from 4 to 7 PM.  A prayer service will be held 10:30 AM Wednesday, November 13th at the Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery Mausoleum in Niskayuna.