GEORGE MARTIN CAFFERELLO. Sr
George Martin Cafferello, Sr.
Mr. Cafferello, 76, of Charlotte, went to be with his Lord and Savior
Wednesday afternoon, May 17, 2006. As George passed away from this life,
at his home, he was surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Schenectady, NY to the late Patsy Cafferello and Rose
Santora. In 1951, as a traveling soldier from New York to Ft. Benning,
GA, he met his future wife, now the late Carolyn Summers Cafferello.
Following their marriage, they moved to Charlotte and for 52 years, lied
in the area rasing their family. George retired as Supervisor with
Virkler Chemical Company, after many years of service. He loved to fish,
bowl, and was an avid sports fan. However, his true love through the
years was his grandchildren and great granddaughter.
Mr. Cafferello's immediate family includes two sons, George M. "Marty"
Cafferello, Jo. and his fiance' Kellie Sloop, and Carl B. Cafferello,
and his daughter, Cynthia "Cyndi" Lyerly and her husband Tommie, all of
Charlotte; his sister, Theresa Cassaro of Schenectady, NY; 3
grandchildren, Carly Cafferello, Katie Park and Joshua Lyerly and his
wife Julie; his great granddaughter, Taylor Lyerly; and several nieces
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2006 at Forest Lawn
Cemetery on Freedom Drive, Rick Felts, D. Min, officiating. The family
will gather at 1 p.m at the graveside prior to the service to greet
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to
Hospice of Lake Norman, 705 Griffith Street, Suite 203, Davidson, NC
The Cafferello Family is in the care of Gaskin Services, Matthews,
(The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, NC, 19 May
2006, Page 6B) - courtesy of Tedd Cocker