Carmelo Miranda was born to Luz Maria Rivera and Sergio Miranda on July 16, 1942 in Cuamo, Puerto Rico. At an early age he worked the family land and helped with other family responsibilities. In the early 1960’s he came from Puerto Rico looking for a better way to help his parents support his family.
He married Margarita, February 24, 1967 and they were blessed with three daughters, Lydia, Carmelita and Elizabeth. Carmelo was a family man and worked thirty plus years to provide for his family. He worked fifteen years at Falls Foundry and twenty-five years at Waukesha Kramer Inc. in 2004 he retired and had plans to go back to Puerto Rico.
He enjoyed pig roasting, playing dominoes, cooking, playing cross word puzzles, watching baseball his favorite team was the Milwaukee Brewers, watching football, spending time with his wife and grandchildren.
He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, son and friend. He loved children in general and he was a good neighbor. He loved life
Carmello, died Saturday, July 31, 2010 , at St. Luke’s Medical Center Milwaukee, WI at the age of 68. He is survived by his beloved wife Margarita Miranda, three daughters Lydia M. Hernandez, Carmelita L. Taylor and Elizabeth Wolf, his ten grandchildren Whitney Bianca Miranda, Julius Robert James-Miranda, Dalicia Burgos, Jessie William Wolf, Celinette Yveliss Burgos, Lorenzo Maunuel Cheeks, Joselito Burgos jr., Ly’Marita Isabel Cheeks, Antonio Jose Burgos and Jake Carmelo Wolf, his three great-grandchildren Luis Antonio Burgos, Jayden Alexander Brown and Jason Anthony Burgos, his three siblings Celia Miranda, Hipolito Miranda and Beato Miranda. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.
There will be a visitation Wednesday, August 4th, at the Funeral Home from 4:00 pm until the time of the Funeral Service at 7:00 pm. Family and friends will gather Thursday August 5th at the Funeral Home from 9am until the time to leave for the cemetery at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery Milwaukee, WI
In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be directed to the family.
Please visit www.lifestorynet.com to leave a favorite memory or photo of Carmelo or to sign his online guest book.
Suminski Weiss Funeral Home
1901 N. Farwell Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53202