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Vivian Carpiano (nee Muselli) of West Orange, formerly of Newark, passed away on February 26, 2015 at the Emeritus at West Orange Assisted Living Facility. She was 96 years old.

Services will commence from the LaMonica Memorial Home, 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., Livingston, on Tuesday, March 3, at 8:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark at 10 am. The interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington. The visitation will take place on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.

Born and raised in Newark to the late Grazia (nee Morgiano) and Joseph Muselli, Vivian lived there most of her life before moving to West Orange in 2007.

She was an active member of the Sacred Heart Cathedral September Club and Rosary Society and was also a member of the Residents for Community Action.

Vivian was the beloved wife of the late Michael J. Carpiano, devoted mother of Robert Carpiano, Richard Carpiano and wife Celeste, and Mary Ann Giordano and husband David, loving sister of Josephine Laceyandf the late Lillian Denaro, Betty Monaco, and Anthony Muselli, and cherished grandmother of Richard and wife Jennifer and Adria Gear and husband Daniel and great grandmother of Michael David and John Gabriel Carpiano and Roman Vincent Gear.