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Obituary: Frank P. Carbonara

Frank P. Carbonara

Frank P. Carbonara, husband of Frances Carbonara for 54 years, died on Aug. 19 of complications following heart surgery. He was a cellist, WWII veteran and graduate of Columbia and Teachers College.

Frank loved classical music, opera and teaching. He was a popular teacher for 35 years, 31 of which were spent in the Roslyn Public Schools. He is remembered fondly by many students. After retirement, Frank taught music appreciation in Adult Ed at local colleges, libraries and public functions. For many years, Frank taught at the Hutton House Lectures at C.W. Post College.

He is survived by his loving wife Fran; sons, Daniel (Susan), David (Natalie), Nicholas; and four grandchildren. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral Mass at St. Hyacinth Church. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Frank Carbonara’s name to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation under the New England Chapter/Bay State via Internet: www.jdrf.org or by mail: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International New England Chapter/Bay State, 120 Wall St., 19th Floor, New York, NY 10005.