June 29, 2017
Pasquale L. "Patsy" Carbone, 89, Bellew Ave., Watertown passed away Thursday afternoon, June 29, 2017, at Hospice of Jefferson County at the Ellis Farm.
Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Thursday, July 6, from 5 - 8PM. A prayer service will be at the funeral home on Friday, July 7, at 9:30AM followed by the funeral mass celebrated at 10AM at St. Anthony's Church with Msgr. Robert Aucoin, pastor, officiating. Entombment will be in Glenwood Mausoleum.
Patsy was born in Watertown on April 21, 1928, son of Natale and Antonette Schocchetti Carbone. He attended Boon St. School and was a graduate of Watertown High School. He served actively in the US Army from May 22, 1951 to May 9, 1953 and was honorably discharged from the Reserves on May 21, 1957.
On December 14, 1959 he married Marie McDonald at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Benoit C. Dostie presiding. Mrs. Carbone died May 10, 2016.
He owned the Carbone Bros. Plaza on Coffeen Street. Patsy was a communicant of St. Anthony's Church, a member of the Northside Improvement League, and a life member of Elks Lodge 496. He enjoyed card playing, the Boston Red Sox, and wagering on horse races. He was known as a compassionate, loving, and accepting mild mannered gentleman.
Patsy is survived by his three loving daughters, Christie L. Fiorentino and husband, Louis, Springhill, FL, Patti L. Hancock and husband, Glenn, Adams, and Lisa M. Simpson and fiancée, Ronald Whiting, Tampa, FL; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren; sister, Louise LaMartina and husband, Tony, Rochester; sister-in-law, Carol Rizzo and brother-in-law, Simon Sawyer; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Along with his wife, Marie, Patsy was predeceased by his brother, Carmen "Toot" Carbone, sister, Victoria Leva, and sister-in-law, Delores Chapman.
The family would like to thank Dr. Sindhu and the nursing staff at Watertown Dialysis Center for their excellent care throughout the years. Additionally, they would like to extend a special thank you to Maryann O'Rouke.
Donations in his name may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences to his family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.