Carol Stempel Vartuli, 65, wife of Anthony Vartuli of West Haven passed away March 31, 2012 in the Hospital of St. Raphael. Mother of Anna of Stamford, Jason of East Haven and Alfred of Stamford. Also survived by eight grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother Joseph Stempel. Carol was born April 13, 1946 in Port Chester, NY daughter of the late Rudolph and Josephine Belmonte Stempel. Memorial Mass Monday, April 9 in Our Lady of Victory Church, West Haven at 11 a.m. Burial in St. Lawrence Mausoleum. Contributions in her memory may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center , PO Box 27106, New York, NY10087-7106. Arrangement under the direction of Beecher & Bennett-Taylor Funeral Home, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven.

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  1. I have to say my Mom was the best in the whole world. Picnic lunchs at Island beach,sleep overs outside in tents and making breakfast on the grill for everyone in the morning,driving to New Hampshire just for the day. I will never forget all the great times we had. Everyone wanted you as a Mom I am so glad you were mine. It ia going to be hard without you here but I know you are our Angel now and are watching us and will always be here. I will see you when it is my time. I miss you and love you. Your loving daughter Anna

  2. More than a mother, you loved your family with so much passion. You will leave a void in all our lives. I will miss you but never forget you. Your loving Son

  3. She was such a great lady. She always treated me like I was one of her own kids and she was loved and will be deeply missed. My heart goes out to the whole family. Love, Joe McVety

  4. To all the family, my deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one. You are in my thoughts and prayes and all my love is sent your way.

  5. Dear Tony and Family, On behalf of our entire family, please accept our deepest condolences. Carol was a wonderful woman, always looking to the bright side of things, no matter how difficult they were. She was one of the kindest people I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing. We will all miss her very much! Love, Donald and Phyllis Siclari

  6. Grandma I love you. I will always remember your kind spirit and amazing cooking! I will continue to make you proud of all the accomplishments I will achieve. You always stayed strong through the cancer, and I’m glad that now you’re in a better place without suffering. We all miss you and will forever keep you in our hearts.

  7. I love you so much grandma with all my heart. I will contine to celebrate and remember the happy moments and chrish the days and years I had you in my life. I will always keep you in my heart. I look at this moment that you are free from pain. I believe you are an angel watching over us all. May someday come where we will all see you again. Lots of love from your 1st grandchild. I hope to continue to make you proud in being the best that I can be.

  8. I love you so much grandma. You were such a happy person & always had a smile on your face ! I’m happy your in a better place now & you’re not in pain no more ! Love & miss you so much <3

  9. Jay, Julie, the girls and family, please accept my sincere, heartfelt condolences for your tremendous loss. Carol was a radiant soul, gone too soon. May the beautiful memories of your Mom comfort you in the difficult days ahead and in the years to come. Her legacy lives on in you and your family. May she rest in peace, free from illness and fully restored to bountiful health for all eternity. Love you, for always …

  10. My condolences to the Vartuli Family. She was a wonderful person inside and out,a great grandmom also. I will miss you deeply.

  11. So sorry Anna and family for the loss of your mom. We were very close when you and your brother were younger. My former husband Bill was her cousin and they were very close. Just know that she is with your grandparents and she is at peace. She will be with you always. Love Elaine and Anthony

  12. I didn’t have long to know you but fortunately will have a lifetime with your daughter. You are a wonderful person and it portrays through Anna. My prayers & blessings to the family.

  13. I had the pleasure of knowing you for over a decade. I knew you were a cool down to earth mom the second I met you. Your family will miss you very much. Thank you for giving me my best friend. RIP

  14. Mom, I love you with all my heart,and I will miss you. I wish we had more time together.There is so much I want to say and I know that you will hear it in my prayers. I love You Your son, Al

  15. Carol, You were my 2nd mom. You were there for me during the rough patches in my life. You and Tony always tried to instill good values in me. You took me everywhere, fed me, and treated me as another son. I will NEVER forget that. Your examples and love were always felt and in my mind and they will carry on forever. I Love You! May you have everlasting Peace and Life in Jesus Christ, Amen!!!

  16. Mom, I love you with all my heart,and I will miss you. I wish we had more time together.There is so much I want to say and I know that you will hear it in my prayers. I love You Your son, Al

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