Carla Gifune, 87

Feb 12, 2018

Carla S. Gifune, 87, died Feb. 11 at Nemasket Health Care Center in Middleboro after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Frank P. Gifune, Jr.

Born in Greenwich, Connecticut, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Clara (Clevenger) Scala. A previous resident of North Reading, she moved to Marion in 1968 where she lived until the early 1980s. She also lived in Wareham and Florida.

Mrs. Gifune received her masters of education from Lesley University in Cambridge and was a teacher, then principal at Sippican School in Marion.

She was a member of the First Congregational Church in Marion, and the Massachusetts Teachers’ Association.

Survivors include her children, Kimberley Haskell and her wife Lori, and Greg F. Gifune and his wife Carol all of Wareham; three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, the late George Scala.

Funeral services and burial will be private.

Arrangements by Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham.

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