Earl Domenic Carobini, 94, of Bristol, CT, died Thursday morning, July 23rd, at Ingraham Manor Nursing Home. Mr. Carobini, the son of the late Camillo and Theresa (Palazzi) Carobini, born on June 4, 1921 in Bristol, CT. He was a life-long resident of the Bristol area and a life-long communicant of St. Anthony Church in Bristol. He was a tool and die maker at Bristol's J. H. Sessions and Son for nearly a quarter century and at Cedar Tool for 20 years before his retirement.
Mr. Carobini is survived by his wife of 68 years, Madeline (Paradise) Carobini and three children: Patricia A. Morelli of Southington; Paul Carobini and his wife Patti of Terryville; and Theresa A. Caron of Rockville. He is survived by 4 granddaughters and two great-grandsons; Cher D. Morelli of Waterbury, Erica C. Morelli of Rincon, GA, Gina R. Carobini of Bowie, MD, Brenda M. Carobini of Terryville, Devon J. DeRienzo and Jacob R. DeRienzo both of Waterbury. Mr. Carobini also leaves behind two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Lorraine Paradise and Ms. Theresa Paradise both of Bristol.
Earl was predeceased by his two sisters, Matilda Bartolucci and her husband Alfred and Anna Plourd and her husband Robert and a young brother who died when he was a toddler.
Earl was one of the "Greatest Generation". He served as an Army Medic in World War II. He was a die hard "Yankee" Fan and he had a steel-trap memory for dates and numbers. Until two days before his death he was still quoting scores, American League standings, and other such statistics. He was also a fan of UCONN Women 's basketball, the New York Giants and the Celtics. He volunteered at Zion Luther Church and sat on the Board of Bristol AARP Chapter
Earl's family sincerely thanks the staff of Ingraham Manor of Bristol Hospital for their patience and compassion during Earl's final weeks. All the team on the second floor and the Physical Therapy Department at Ingraham Manor who cared for Earl with humor, good cheer and respect.
Funeral services will be held on Monday , July 27th at 9 :00 AM from the Dunn Funeral Home 191 West St. Bristol to St. Anthony Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow with military honors in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Callings hours are on Sunday form 3 to 5 PM and Dunn Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests the donations be made to St. Anthony Church 111 School St. Bristol, CT 06010. WWW.Dunnfh.com