MTA and school bus driver, beloved husband, dear brother, 79 Pasquale "Pat" Carbone, 79, passed away at his Grasmere home on September 15, 2021. Born in Brooklyn, Pat moved to Dongan Hills in the mid 1970's and settled in Grasmere last year. He was an MTA Bus Driver at the Ulmer Park Depot in Brooklyn, retiring in 1991. He also drove for the Consolidated Bus Company in Queens for NYC Board of Education student transportation from 1992 to 2002. He was proudly awarded the Safe Driving Award many times throughout his career. Pat enjoyed going to the gym, dancing and dining out. He was also an avid NY Yankees baseball fan and Oakland Raiders football fan. Pat enjoyed classic rock music from the 60's and 70's and also attended many concerts. He also enjoyed Thoroughbred Horse Racing both on and off the track. "Pat was a genuinely happy man," said his wife, Virginia. "He was kind, generous and had a great sense of humor." Pasquale "Pat" Carbone was the beloved husband of 42 years to Virginia "Ginny" (nee Lippa). He was the dear brother of the late Angelina Iazetta, Joseph and Anthony Carbone and dearest brother-in-law of Thomas Lippa, Dr. Nancy Ziehler, Barbara Duro and Angela Bove. A. Azzara Funeral Home, 183 Sand Lane, SI, NY 10305 has been honored with Mr. Carbone's funeral arrangements which include visiting on Wednesday from 4pm to 8pm. Funeral Mass at St. Ann's Church Thursday 10am. Interment follows at Moravian Cemetery. A. Azzara Funeral Home 183 Sand Lane Staten Island, NY 10305 (718) 727-1440
Published by Staten Island Advance from Sep. 18 to Sep. 19, 2021.