Carmelo Direnzo

Obituary of Carmelo Direnzo


Carmelo “Melo”


Formerly of Highland Park on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, age 57.  Beloved father of Joey, Carmen and Jesse DiRenzo; born to the late Giuseppe and Elisabetta (Tavella) DiRenzo in Maierato, Italy; brother of Paul DiRenzo (Elizabeth), Lena DiFiore (the late Tony), Rocco DiRenzo (Carmela), Teresa Scalamogna (Domenico) and the late Philip DiRenzo (survived by Carmela); also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Melo worked hard as a master cement mason and was also a talented tailor.  He enjoyed good conversation and will be missed. Friends received at McCabe Bros., Inc. Funeral Home, 6214 Walnut Street, Shadyside on Friday, 2-4 and 6-8pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Raphael Church on at Saturday at 10 am.  THOSE WISHING TO ATTEND, PLEASE GATHER AT CHURCH.  Condolences may be left at