In Memory of




Obituary for Carole Scialla (Twomey)

SCIALLA, Carole Ann, age 78, of North Haledon, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Monday, May 15, 2023. Carole was born in Paterson to James and Eileen (Delaney) Twomey. She resided in Paterson before building their home in North Haledon in 1968 where she raised her family with her beloved husband Robert Scialla, Sr. Carole proudly poured her love and guidance into raising their four children and taking care of their home. Outside of the home, Carole worked as a medical office manager for Cardiology Associates of Ridgewood in Ridgewood, NJ. Carole was a parishioner at St. Anthony’s RC Church in Hawthorne. She was very active in her town as well. She was a member of the North Haledon PTA, North Haledon Education Foundation, North Haledon Exceptional Children, and the Red Hat Society of North Haledon.

Carole leaves behind her beloved husband of 58 years, Robert Scialla, Sr. Loving mother to Dara Roca and her husband Rande, Robert Scialla, Jr. and his wife Margaretann, David Scialla and his wife Diana, and Mark Scialla and his wife Kristine. Devoted grandmother to Christian, Dominic, Alena, Eric, Nicholas, Anthony, Joseph, Ryan, Amanda, Alana, Alexa, Olivia, Adriana, and Mark Jr. She also leaves behind her sister Sheila McIvor and is predeceased by her brother James Twomey.

Family and friends may visit the Scialla family on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, from 4 PM – 7 PM at the Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home, 530 High Mountain Road, Franklin Lakes. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at 9:30 AM at St. Anthony’s RC Church, 276 Diamond Bridge Avenue, Hawthorne. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Carole’s memory to Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10306 or visit