Resident of town for 61 years

Published in the May 26, 2016 edition

Pearl-Carbone-Obit-webNORTH READING — Pearl E. (Mosher) Carbone, 96, of North Reading, formerly of Revere, Providence, RI and New York, died Wednesday, May 18, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert Carbone.

Born in Providence, RI on October 7, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Alice (Fuller) Mosher. Pearl was raised and attended school in Providence, RI. She had worked for a jewelry manufacturer and as a nursing assistant in her later years.

Pearl had a great knowledge of life. She helped build her current house with her late husband Albert. She enjoyed playing the guitar and she loved animals and birds. She has been a resident of North Reading for the past 61 years.

Family members include her loving daughter, Carol DiForte and her husband Salvatore of Marblehead; her sister, Lillian McCarthy (age 98) of Rhode Island; grandchildren, Scott DiForte and his wife Lisa and Dawn Parker and her husband Christopher; great– grandchildren, Loren DiForte, Matthew and Samantha Parker.

Calling hours were held at the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading on Tuesday, May 24 from 2:00 to 3:50 PM, followed by a service at 4 PM. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in her memory to: The Salvation Army, 93 North Street, Salem, MA 01970.