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🇺🇸 Carmine L. Giacobbe, 85 – Friends Knew Him as “Minnow”

carmen giacobbe obituary

Carmen L. “Minnow” Giacobbe, age 85, of Mahanoy City, died Tuesday morning at Broad Mountain Nursing and Rehabilitation in Frackville.

Born in Italy, he was the son of the late Francis and Maria (Grazia De Giorgio) Giacobbe.

Carmen came to the United States in 1937 and was a graduate of Mahanoy City High School.

He was a United States Air Force Veteran serving during the Korean conflict.

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He worked in building construction but mostly in the local coal mines.

He was an avid reader and loved to brighten everyone’s day with a joke.

He was a member of Mahanoy City American Legion Post 74 and was of the Catholic faith.

He was preceded in death by a brother Joseph.

Survivors include a son Francis “Frank” of Allentown, a daughter Vivian Bondura and her husband Eric of Wilmington NC and their mother Tessa Ebersole of Harrisburg, a niece Pam Antonio and 2 nephews Matthew and Stanley Sopko and many cousins in Italy and Australia.

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Contributions in Carmen’s name to the Mahanoy City Public Library, 17 W. Mahanoy Ave. Mahanoy City PA 17948 or the American Cancer Society 101 W. Frack St. Frackville, PA 17931 would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements will be announced at a later date. David D. Jarrett Funeral Home of Mahanoy City is in charge of arrangements.

Please sign Carmen’s guest book at for more information.

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