CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. -- Matthew F. Carlone, a longtime Cortlandt Manor resident, died Sunday, Oct. 6. He was 73.
Carlone was born Sept. 17, 1940, in Cedar Grove, N.J., to Joseph and Ida Bruno Carlone. He graduated from Fordham University School of Pharmacology in 1964 and briefly served in the U.S Public Health Service in Baltimore, Md., and Lexington, Ky. He received a Master's degree in Pharmacology from UNC Chapel Hill, N.C., in 1972 and was employed in the pharmaceutical industry for many years.
He graduated from Mercer County Community College Funeral Service Program with a degree in Mortuary Science. In 1984 and joined the J.J. Dorsey Funeral Home, Peekskill, where he worked with his father-in-law William J. Dorsey. He was the owner of Dorsey-Carlone Funeral Home from 1991 until his death. He served for many years as a eucharistic minister at St. Columbanus Church, Cortlandt Manor. He was also a past president of the Lincoln Society of Peekskill and of the Rotary Club of Peekskill, where he was made a Paul Harris Fellow.
Carlone is survived by his wife, Carol; daughters, Lisa M. Carlone and Stephanie K. Carravone; son-in-law, Michael T. Carravone; three grandchildren; his mother, Ida; and sisters, Sr. Anne Matthew Carlone, FMSC, and Angela Carlone. He was predeceased by his father, Joseph; and sister, Marie Carlone.
Calling hours are Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Dorsey-Carlone Funeral Home, 1100 Cortlandt St., Peekskill. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at St. Columbanus Church, Cortlandt Manor, followed by interment at Assumption Cemetery, Cortlandt Manor.