Funeral Friday for Drowned Oaklyn Woman
Charlene M. Ferraro will be laid to rest in a private internment after a funeral Mass Friday, Dec. 23.
The 55-year-old grandmother died mysteriously this week after she was observed possibly disoriented Sunday night before going missing. A kayaker found her body Monday afternoon.
Ferraro was born in southwest Philadelphia and had lived in New Jersey for 16 years, according to an obituary posted on Legacy.com. She was a waitress at Starview Diner in Somerdale when she died. A noted cream puff lover and Betty Boop collector, Ferraro is survived by her son Sebastian "Ben" (Rebecca) Ionno, parents Charles and Catherine (Buscemi) Ferraro, sister Francine (Ed) Bargeron, brother Charles (Donna) Ferraro, grandchildren Emily and Sebastian Ionno, and dear friend Robert Keller.
The family has requested donations to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in leiu of flowers.
The full obituary is posted at Legacy.com.