December 23, 2012
Carmella Bifera, 99; formally of Fulton, NY died peacefully at Albany County Nursing Home, Albany, NY. Mrs. Bifera was born in Fulton, NY to the late Vincent and Gidia (Vecchio) Di Bernardo. She was a homemaker and she loved to sew, read and she was an avid gardener while raising her family. Later Mrs. Bifera was employed with Birdseye Foods, Fulton. She was a member of the Fulton Alliance Church, Fulton. Mrs. Bifera was pre-deceased by her husband John Bifera in 1975, and 2 brothers: Jack and Joseph DiBernardo. Mrs. Bifera was a loving mother and grandmother and she is survived by her sons: Frank (Lisa) Bifera of Albany, John (Joanne) Bifera, of Fulton, and 3 daughters: Marie Miller of VA, Hilda Scaccia of GA, and Christine Bifera of VA, 2 sisters Kay Dickquist and Rose Pannofino of Fulton, 9 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and three nephews. Funeral Services and calling hours will be held privately. Burial will be held in the spring at Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton. Donations may be made to the Fulton Alliance Church, State Route 48, Fulton, NY 13069. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.