Paola Adamo

April 16, 1933August 11, 2010

ADAMO, PAOLA (LENA) April 16, 1933 to Aug. 11, 2010 Paola Adamo, 77, of San Diego died at her home on August 11, 2010, after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was preceded in death by her husband Tony and son Joseph. She was born in Mazara Del Vallo, Sicily. She is survived by her son Vito (Lisa), daughter Grace, 3 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters and 2 brothers. She was a seamstress by trade. She and her husband Tony owned Adamo Alteration's in Hillcrest for 20 years. She was a kind, generous and loving person. She was the rock of our family, now she has become our guardian angel. We will truly miss her and love her always. Services: Viewing Tuesday, 8/17, 4-8 p.m. at Merkley-Mitchell Mortuary. Rosary and Mass Wednesday, 8/18, 9 a.m. at Our Lady of the Rosary Church followed by Mausoleum services at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Arrangements under the direction of Merkley-Mitchell Mortuary, San Diego, CA.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, August 18, 2010
  • Viewing Tuesday, August 17, 2010

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Tom Corona

June 18, 2011

Vito and Grace:
My thoughts and prayers are with your Mom and family. May her memory light your paths.

August 19, 2010

Vito and family,

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I'm sure you'll miss her terribly. But your memories will always be with you. God bless you all during this time.

Marie Amaguin Rayos

Renee Rowan

August 18, 2010

Gracie, So sorry to read about your mother's passing. You and your family are in my prayers

Gaetano Rallo

August 18, 2010

You are all in our thoughts & prayers, may she rest in peace. God Bless. Gaetano Rallo & family

Alice (Westergren) Kell

August 17, 2010

Grace, I'm sorry to hear of your mother's passing. You and yours are in my prayers.

August 17, 2010

To Vito, Grace and family.... Travis and I just want to say how sorry we are. Aunt Lena was a wonderful Godmother and aunt to us and she will be missed. We are always here for you all and we love you dearly.

August 15, 2010

Dear Vito and Family-
I am saddened to hear of your loss of your mother. I hope that your grief will be soon overridden with wonderful memories of her.
Rachelle Saiz Bernard

August 13, 2010

I am so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you during this time of immense loss.
Proverbs 17:17 tells us "A true companion is loving all the time, and is a brother that is born for when there is distress." May this prove true as you draw strength from loved ones around you.