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Michelle  M. (Trigilio)  Camello

Michelle M. (Trigilio) Camello
  • August 23, 1929 - November 27, 2020
  • Saugus, Massachusetts
  • Donate to Alzheimer's Association

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“Dear Paula,Frank and I just moved to Florida. I think of all of you daily, and I think about Joseph every October 2 and October 31. I will always...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Debbie Scimone (Prato) - FL

“Dearest Cousin Paula and family,What fond memories I have of us all gathering at your house and ours, times I often miss. And, amidst the amazing...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Connie Salerno - Merrimac, MA

“Dear Paula, Your mom was such an important part of my happy childhood memoriesBeverly Beach, Salem Willows, and your own backyard. Auntie Michelle...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Donna Woods - York, ME - Family

“I'll love you forever, Michele, my dearest and most beautiful cousin. ❤ Sweetheart ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Doris DePietro - York, ME

“Paula I'm so deeply sad to hear about your precious momShe was truly a wonderful fun loving young at heart woman she brought beauty and happiness...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Lucille Gendron - Salem, NH

“Dear Paula,I am sorry to read of the passing of your mom. My family has many fond memories of her. I especially remember the many holidays we spent...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Pattie Crimmin - Family

“Dearest Paula and family,I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom holds s special place in my heart, as you know. There are too many wonderful memories...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Azanna Wishart - Thornton, NH

“Dear Cousin Paula and family I am so deeply sorry for your mother's passing onto the spirit world. I am so heartbroken that I'm lost for words....Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Carol Montefusco - Haverhill, MA


Michelle M. (Trigilio) Camello, a longtime resident of Saugus, passed away peacefully at D'Youville Life & Wellness Center in Lowell on Friday, November 27, 2020, at age 91.

Michelle was born on August 23, 1929 in Lawrence, one of five children of the late Sebastiano and Concettina (Bongiorno) Trigilio. Raised and educated in Lawrence, she was married to Paul Camello on September 4, 1949 and they settled in Saugus a decade later. Michelle was a dedicated homemaker, providing loving support to her family.

A devout parishioner of Blessed Sacrament Church in Saugus, Michelle also served as a Eucharistic Minister. In her free time, she loved watching soap operas and Disney films, preparing Italian dishes with her famous homemade tomato sauce, and going to the theater. Above all, she was a family woman who cherished times spent with her children and grandchildren.

Michelle was the beloved wife of the late Paul J. Camello, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Devoted mother of Paula L. Prendergast and her husband Brian of Saugus, and the late Joseph P. Camello and Stephen S. Camello. Loving grandmother of Tiana, Tyler, and Christian Prendergast. Sister of Antoinette Salerno of Haverhill and the late Nellie Montefusco, Anne Tineo, and Lucille Scalora. Predeceased by special cousin Pauline Giannelli. Dear friend and longtime next-door neighbor to Helen Reidy. Loving cousin to Doris "Sweetheart" DiPietro.

Due to public health concerns, services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham MA 02452.