Carmella (Iuliani) Mikolay

Carmella (Iuliani) Mikolay peacefully passed from this life to the next surrounded by her loved ones on March 18, 2020.

Carrie was born in Little Italy in Cleveland, Ohio on April 1, 1927, a daughter of the late Nicolas and Theresa (Secando) Iuliani.

Carrie married William Mikolay on July 20, 1957 (the hottest day of the year) and together they built a home and family. They lived in Mayfield Heights, Ohio from 1966 until they retired and moved to Salem, Ohio in 1985.

Carrie enjoyed a quiet life that revolved around her family and her faith. She enjoyed cooking and gardening.

Catholic by faith, she was a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, a member of St. Paul Church, and was proud to raise her children in the church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Mikolay in 2001; her sister, Laura Casalina; her brothers Alfonso and William Iuliani; and a dear nephew, David Casalina.

She is survived by her daughters, Monica Mikolay of Richeyville, Pa. and Laurie Cull (John Shoaff) of Salem, Ohio; two sons, William (Dana) Mikolay Jr. of Brownsville, Pa. and John (Judy) Mikolay of Wickliffe, Ohio; a nephew, Michael Casalina a great-niece, Jackie Casalina; eight grandchildren, John Mikolay Jr., Jesse (Katey) Mikolay, Adam Mikolay, Daniel (Ashley) Mikolay, Lucas Mikolay, Abigail Cull, Emily Cull (Lance Smith) and Margaret Cull; and three great-grandchildren, Noah, Joseph and Allison Mikolay; as well as several other nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend their thanks and gratitude to Community Hospice for their care and kindness over the last few months.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St Paul Catholic Church, Salem, Ohio; St. Katharine Drexel, Richeyville, Pa.; Community Hospice or a charity of your choice. We can all keep her memory alive by planting some flowers and by being kind to one another.

In light of the recent events, the Funeral services will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of the John B. Greenlee Funeral Home 2830 Main St., Beallsville, Pa. Burial will be in Beallsville Cemetery where she will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband.


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