“ONE OF THE GREATS....BEING IN THE HALL OF FAME PROVED HE HAD SKILLS. CARMEN LEFT FANS WITH MEMORIES THAT ARE HISTORY MAKING....BLESSINGS GREAT ONE
“Saepe Expertus, Semper Fidelis, Fratres Aeterni.
Often Tested, Always Faithful, Brothers Forever.
Thank you for your service to this nation.
“Thank you Carmen. You were one of my Heroes.I remember that big Continental he had. We lived in East Syracuse at the time. Man you were the best.
George T Schools
“Thanks Champ, you gave all in the Syracuse area a lot to be proud of at a time when we really needed it.
In my prayers, RIP.
“IN 1962 I LIVED IN EL PASO TEXAS, HIS NIECE LINDA BASILIO WAS MY NEIGHBOR. I DID WATCH BOXING AS A CHILD, I REMEMBER WATCHING HIS FIGHTS ON TV. MY DAD WAS A GREAT BOXING FAN, THATS WHERE I GOT HOOKED.
“Missing You, Champ.
“Josie, my deepest condolances on the loss of your loving husband - you were a team. Carmen was such a gentleman strong of mind and spirit and willing to share with so many. I am certain he is punching angels in the arm as we speak. Love.
“to a great fighter and a great man god bless you and your fanily.your friend .
“Unfortunately I didn't have the pleasure of knowing Carmen (his beautiful granddaughter, Kelly is my boss), but I wish that I had. From what I've heard, it sounds like he was a pretty remarkable man. My heart goes out to all of his family and friends. So sorry for your loss. God Bless...
Basilio, Carmen Irondequoit: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at the age of 85. Predeceased by his parents, Joseph & Mary; sisters, Jessie, Lucy, Matilda, Anna, & Nellie. Carmen is survived by his wife, Josephine; children, Rose Marie (Michael) Ferreri, Judy (Dave Kane) DiBiase, Roger (Jean)...Read More