She was married to the late Joseph W. Christman, who died on February 4, 1994.
Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Luigi and Antoinette Squeglia.
Carmela worked as a seamstress and a waitress.
She attended St. Joseph Worker’s Shrine and was a devote catholic. She recited the Rosary daily.
She is survived by her son, John Christman and his companion, Mary Ellen Montplasier of Bryant, ME; daughter, Linda and her husband, Michael Breault of Marlow, NH; daughter-in-law, Patricia Christman of Nashua, NH; seven grandchildren, Nicole Guidoboni, Pamela Missner, James Breault II, Tiffany Christman, Jamie Christman, Adam Christman and Carla Reardon; five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was the mother of the late Gary Christman, who die in January of 2010 and the late George Christman who died January 19, 1971 and the sister of the late Carl, Peter, Anthony and Angelo Squeglia
There are no visiting hours. Funeral Fri. at 10A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in her name to the Palm Center Patients’ Activity Fund, 40 Parkhurst Rd., Chelmsford, MA 01824. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com