HORNELL-Evelyn Carbone, 91, formerly of Holley Terrace, Hornell and later Buffalo St., Hornell, died Wednesday afternoon (May 19, 2021) at Elderwood at Hornell Nursing Facility.
Born in Hornell on January 22, 1930, she was the daughter of Leo & Helen (Parcels) Jones.
Evelyn grew up in the West Almond area where she attended a local country elementary school. She later attended Angelica Central School.
She was employed for many years as a press operator for Loohn’s Cleaners in Hornell.
Evelyn was a member of Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall of Canisteo where she enjoyed bible study and her time spent with her many friends. She loved shopping for groceries and browsing for items at the Salvation Army. Evelyn also loved to simply sit by the window or sit on her porch listening to country music and enjoying the beautiful weather during the summer months. She cherished the times spent with her children & grandchildren when they visited.
She was married to Dominick Carbone who died in 2003. Evelyn was also preceded in death by 2 sons, Leo Carbone and Tony Carbone; 3 sisters, Josephine Galvan, Jessie Kleiman and Ruth “Rudy” Brown; 3 brothers, Wendell Jones, David Jones and Leo Jones.
Surviving are her daughter, Cynthia “Cindi” (Marty) Kelleher of Hornell; 2 sons, Joseph (Karen) Carbone of Hornell & Nickalus “Nick” Carbone of Hornell; 1 brother, John (Carolee) Jones of Tennessee; 1 sister, Mary (Joe) Cotton of Alfred; 13 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces & nephews.
The family of Evelyn Carbone will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY. A Memorial Service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 6:00 PM. Burial will be in Rural Cemetery, Hornell, NY.
Evelyn’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 435 East Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620. Memorial forms will be available at the Dagon Funeral Home.
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