Frederick V.'s Story
Frederick Victor Carnevale, 84, passed away peacefully at Essex Meadows on May 18, 2017, following a short illness. Fred was born July 29, 1932, to Vito and Carmela (Traverso) Carnevale of Methuen. Fred attended Edward F. Searles High School where he met his beloved wife, Jane (Lavin), whom he married in 1953. Fred was extremely proud of having served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1955, and spent his career at Pratt & Whitney. A longtime resident of Westbrook, Fred loved the ocean, gardening, all creatures great and small, and UCONN women’s basketball. Fred leaves behind a legacy of love, laughter, and devotion to family. Fred is survived by his wife, Jane; daughter, Mary Beth, and son-in-law, Rory Everett; grandson, Allen Everett; great-grandsons, Noah and Caleb; sisters, Rita Rayball and Mary Persichetti; and sister-in-law, Linda Lavin; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and loyal friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Joseph, Michael, William, Rose, Eleanor, Louise, Esther, Lena, and Thelma.
The burial will be private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, give someone a hug. To share a memory of Fred or send a condolence to his family, please visit www.rwwfh.com. Arrangements by the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook, Conn.
Published on  May 28, 2017