Carmine Fornarotto

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Fornarotto, Carmine Patrick

Carmine Patrick Fornarotto, 82, Algoma and Florida, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at Ministry Door County Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born on March 17, 1930, in Hoboken, N.J., to Joseph and Josephine (DiSalvo) Fornarotto. Carmine started playing the trumpet at the age of 10 and continued his musical career by getting his Master's Degree in Music Education. He started playing professionally in Radio City Music Hall, Bernstein's "Candide", City Center Ballet and Opera Orchestras, Goldman Band in Central Park and finished with 30 years in the New York Philharmonic. He also taught music privately and in college. Carmine enjoyed flying and target shooting.

Carmine married Marie Krust in New York City, on Aug. 29, 1954.

He is survived by his wife, Marie; one son, John (Kate) Fornarotto and their children, Michael, Rachael and Nicholas; one daughter-in-law, Heidi Fornarotto and son, Joseph. Carmine was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Joseph.

Friends may call at the Schinderle Funeral Home, Algoma from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, to celebrate the life of Carmine Patrick Fornarotto.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Carmine P Fornarotto Scholarship Fund in Brass at the Julliard School of Music in Lincoln Center, New York.

Friends may sign the online guest book at

Funeral Home
Schinderle Funeral Home
1600 Jefferson Street Algoma, WI 54201
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Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Oct. 11 to Oct. 20, 2012