Pierina "Perry" Carbone, whose familly owned Pat's Prime Meats in Malverne for more than 50 years, passed away Wednesday at the age of 91.
Carbone was born on February 3, 1921 in Italy but came to call Oceanside her home. She was the beloved wife of Pasquale, also known as Pat. He owned Pat's Prime Meats, a butcher shop that was located on Church Street in the village from the 1940’s to the early 2000's.
Carbone was a loving mother to Rosemarie (Arthur) Lamb, Joseph (Josephine), Virginia (Louis) Yako, Frank (Norma), Patricia (Robert) Lenza, Theresa (Gene) Eames and Juliana (Vincent) Delladonna. She was also a dear grandmother of 16 and great grandmother of two.
She is survived by her brother, Augustine Lanzo, and sister, Julia Nasso.
Carbone will be waked Friday, Jan. 4, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Towers Funeral Home located at 2861 Long Beach Rd., Oceanside. A funeral Mass will be held Saturday at 9:45 a.m. at St. Anthony's RC Church, in Oceanside followed by entombment at Holy Rood Cemetery in Westbury.
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