Carmella Rosemary Guzman, 49, Watertown

WATERTOWN, N.Y. – Calling hours for Carmella Rosemary Guzman will be 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown. Funeral services and burial will be held privately at the convenience of her family.

Carmella passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, at Samaritan Medical Center. She was 49 years old.

Born Oct. 24, 1973, in Watertown, a daughter to Bernard W. Sr., and Carmella Rosemary Parker, she was educated locally and worked as a home health aide locally for several years.

Carmella enjoyed singing, dancing, helping others, and spending time with her family.

Carmella is survived by her children, Ahmed Gba-Kamara, Jundito Guzman, Ahmecito Guzman, Jose Guzman, Emilia Destiny Guzman; her adopted children, Jared Finley, Tyler Finley; her siblings, Phyllis Miles McNeil, Bernard W. Miles, Jr., Bernard W. Miles, III, Christopher Gerthoffer, Stacye Gerthoffer, Kellie Gerthoffer; and her spouse, Juan Guzman; two grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Carmella was predeceased by a son, Issia Gba-Kamara, and a brother, Bernard “Red” Miles, Jr.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.

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