Piccarreta, Carl A.
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Phoenix, AZ: 94, of Phoenix, AZ, passed away September 4, 2013. He was born in Rochester, NY on July 23, 1919 but spent his youth primarily in Brooklyn, NY. Carl enlisted in the Army and was stationed in the Philippines. During the Japanese invasion of the Philippines, he escaped from Bataan but was captured in Corregidor. When he was liberated, he returned to Rochester, NY where, in 1946, he married Jennie Belluscio. He worked at Kodak for his entire working career while he and Jennie raised their five boys in Irondequoit, NY. After retirement from Kodak, he relocated to Phoenix, AZ. Carl enjoyed bowling, golf, reading and Italian food. After retirement, he and his wife traveled throughout the world. He is survived by his wife Jennie; sons Michael (Marie), Raymond (Anita), Louis (Lisa), Carl (Grace), John (Nancy); grandchildren Ben, Eli, Carl, Geofrey (Lacey), Nicholas (April), Jennie, Danielle, Carrie; step-grandchildren Andrea, Roxanne (Ron) Wood, Gianna, Dominic Gentile; step-great-grandchildren Joey, Katie, Analysa and Dominic Wood; sister Mary (Joe) Aquaviva and brother Tony (Joan); as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held graveside at 10:30 am, on Monday, September 9 at the VA National Memorial Cemetery 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd. in Phoenix. Army Guard presented Military Honors. If desired, donations may be made to
1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014-5656.
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Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Sept. 15, 2013