Josephine M. DellaCamera, age 81, of Hamden, passed away on May 24, 2015. Born in New Haven on June 17, 1933 she was a daughter of the late Daniel Mezzanotte & Nancy Girmaldi Mezzanotte. Josephine was a school teacher, retired from the City of New Haven. She later worked for SARAH Inc. & Haddam Self Storage while she lived with her sister for 20 years in Higganum. Josephine lastly lived in the Arden House in Hamden, where she met many new friends & staff that her family would like to thank for the care she received in her time of need, especially Emily. Josephine is survived by her daughter, Christine D. (Wilson) Buechele & her husband Donald of Hamden; her sons Louis D. DellaCamera & his wife Tanya of Daytona Beach, FL and Daniel A. DellaCamera & his wife Sherril of North Haven; granddaughter Kimmie Wilson; step-grandchildren Samantha DellaCamera & Michael Flanders & several great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her former husband Albert DellaCamera, her sister Louise Chambers and her step-granddaughter Desiree Flanders. Friends may attend her funeral on Friday, June 5th at 9:00 AM from Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden, followed by her Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 AM in St. Anthony Church. Friends may also visit with her family at the funeral home on Thursday, June 4th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Interment will be private. Contributions in her memory may be made to St. Anthony Church, 70 Washington Ave, New Haven, CT 06519.

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  1. Dear Chris and Kimmie,

    Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this extremely difficult time.

    With deepest condolences,

    Nancy,John,Mark, Jason and his wife Lisa Ferraro

  2. Dear Chris, Kimmie and the DellaCamera Family,

    My thoughts and Prayers are with you all during this Sad Time…

    My Deepest of Sympathy goes out to you all.. Unfortunately, I will Not be able to attend the services we will be out of town… Please know I am thinking of you.. xoxo Pattie Mathews

  3. Mrs. D. was a wonderful woman. I’m honored to have known her. I’m sure she’ll be looking down and watching over her family with the same love and care she always gave them. My heart goes out to Lou, Chris, and Danny. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this time.

    Michelle Brown Bennett

  4. Chris & Family, my deepest sympathy for the loss of your Mom. My Thoughts & Prayers are with all of you. Losing a parent is never an easy thing. Try to keep all the good times with you at this very difficult time. Chris, if you anything at all please do not hesitate to call me.

  5. Louis, Chris and Dan, I am sorry for your loss . Thoughts and Prayers with you . Losing your Mom is hard I know. The sisters are together once more, with no limitations. Dan

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