John J. Carbone


John J. Carbone, 97, of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.  Born in Paterson, NJ and raised in Hawthorne, he resided in Paterson before moving to Fair Lawn 50 years ago.  A proud veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during World War II.  He was a faithful parishioner of St. Anne R.C. Church in Fair Lawn.  A man with a passion for music, John enjoyed playing the guitar.

Prior to retiring, he was a machine operator with Kearfott-Singer in Little Falls for 30 years.

Beloved husband of Mafalda (Falcone) Carbone.  Loving and devoted father of James Carbone and wife Francesca, Jane Ripley and husband Mark and Angela Husveth and husband John.  Cherished grandfather of Jennifer Ripley.  Dear brother of Vincent Carbone and wife Dolores and Benjamin Carbone and late wife Barbara.  He is also survived by loving nieces and nephews.

The family will receive relatives and friends Friday, July 6, 2018, 4-8 pm at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  A Funeral Mass is planned for Saturday, July 7, 2018, 9:30 am at St. Anne R.C. Church, 15-05 St. Anne Street, Fair Lawn, NJ.  Entombment will follow at Fair Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Fair Lawn.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of John to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148 or Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 would be appreciated.

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