Anthony Carbone

Date of Passing:

May 20, 2020

Carbone, Anthony, 74, formerly of Coomer Avenue, Warren, died unexpectedly on May 20, 2020 at Winslow Gardens. He was the beloved husband of the late Patricia (Mainella) Carbone. He was the former husband of Jane B. Piccerelli.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Carmine and Marie (MalaFronte) Carbone, he lived in Warren for 25 years, previously residing in Barrington and Barnstable, MA.

Mr. Carbone was the owner-operator of East Bay Printing & Copying Inc. from 1970-2006.

Anthony was a past-present member of the Warren Rotary Club and was a supporter of Roger Williams University. He was a former member of the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce where he was presented with the Citizen of the Year Award.

Anthony worked as a volunteer at the East Bay Community Action Program and the RI Food Bank. He enjoyed fishing, playing pool and spending time with his loving family.

He is survived by a son, John A. Carbone of Warwick; a daughter, Melissa J. Soares of Bristol; three grandchildren, Samantha C. Soares of Bristol, and twins Trinity A. Carbone and Colton P. Carbone, both of Coventry. He was the brother of the late Rosemarie Larisa, Lucien Carbone and Donna Carbone. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews.

A private family Funeral Service will be held in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside followed by a burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bristol. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Anthony’s memory to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA, 22215 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. Tony and I have been good friends since our kindergarten days at Main St. School in Warren, RI. He never forgot his friends and loved his family. Tony and i attended the Bristol July 4th parade for many years. He was a patriot who loved his country. Tony was a good businessman and organized many community events. He started the Warren Quohaug Festival which has been a popular family summer celebration to the present. His WHS 1963 classmates were dear to him, and he attended all the reunions. Tony was very generous with his time and donations. He and his family printed all our reunion invitations and tickets at their expense. Tony had a great sense of humor and could good light up a room with his smile and story telling. I had spoken with him recently, and he was his positive self and concerned about others health. Tony gave me a helping hand during a rough spot in my life. I will always remember his kindness. He was a fighter and never gave up on life. God Bless Tony Carbone and his family!

  2. A very kind man, always willing to help my aging mother at Winslow Gardens with her cell phone. We spoke on several occasions and we knew many of the same Barrington residents. I always looked for him when I visit. Sorry for your loss.

  3. I was shocked to learn of Tony’s passing. Knew him from our time together in Rotary

    He was always kind and.pleasant to all. My condolences to his family who I know will miss him.

  4. John and Melissa, so sorry for your loss. Tony and I had fun at Documents 2000. I miss him and know that his family will also.

  5. I am sorry to hear of Tony’s passing; my aunt Anne Malafronte Collamore brought him up for many years, and I remember seeing him as a little boy at my Great-grandmother Collamore’s house. In later years I often took work to his Warren printing office.

    Marty and I now live in Connecticut, where we are close to our son and his family. Please accept my condolences.

  6. Tony was a wonderful man. I had the pleasure of working for him one summer and I will always think of him as the kindest man I ever worked for. More recently, my husband and I often spoke with him at Winslow Gardens events when we visited a family member. at Linn Health Care. Our condolences to the family.

  7. So sorry to hear of Tony’s passing. We were both graduates of Warren High School and for the last 5 years or so met with other class of ’63 alumni for lunch once a month. I spoke with him a couple weeks ago and he sounded so good and up beat. We always had a great time and will miss Tony very much. My condolences,
    thoughts and prayers are with you all. He always spoke so highly and with love of his children and grandchildren. A very caring person.

  8. Malissa so sorry for your loss my condolence

    Vin Pezzullo

  9. Saddened to read of Tony’s passing.

    He was very kind to my uncle who also resided at Winslow Garden’s and was always pleasant presence and friendly greeter.

    Tony will be fondly remembered and greatly missed.
    Be assured of our prayers at this sad time

  10. I was sad to read of Tony’s passing. I have many memories of our earlier days when we were both involved in Barrington politics. We were on opposite sides of the political aisle, but we each had respect for each other and that meant a lot. He will be missed.

  11. Please accept our sincere condolences.

  12. So sorry for your loss . He was a very nice man .And a pleasure to know ..May he ?

  13. Anthony was one of akind.A very pleasant and mild mannered person.May you rest in peace.Will see you again cousin Cynthia

  14. I worked for him about 30 years ago at east bay printing . He was a great guy we had alot of laughs. R.I.P

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