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Mary C. Carcara, 74, of Saddle Brook

Mary C. Carcara
Mary C. Carcara Photo Credit: Santangelo Funeral Home

SADDLE BROOK, N.J. -- Mary C. (Merendino) Carcara, of Saddle Brook, died on Saturday, June 25. She was 74.

Before she retired, Carcara was a data processing associate for the Bergen County Board of Elections, in Hackensack. Afterward, she was a school lunch aid at Smith School, in Saddle Brook, then a security guard at Bambergers/Macy's, in Paramus.

She is survived by her husband, Bart; children Gina Hrnciar of Lodi, and Dr. Sal Carcara and his wife Jennifer of Allendale; grandchildren Ryan and Morgan Hrnciar, and Nicolette, Giada and Salvatore Carcara; and siblings Theresa Fredericks and Michael Merendino.

Carcara was predeceased by her parents, Gaspare and Rose, and her brother, Anthony Merendino.

Visiting hours will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, at the Santangelo Funeral Home, 300 N. Main St., in Lodi. The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home, then to St. Philip the Apostle Church, in Saddle Brook, for a 10:30 a.m. funeral mass. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Villa Marie Claire Hospice, 12 W. Saddle River Rd., Saddle River, NJ 07458.

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