Carmine J. Molinare
1931 ∼ 2017
Carmine J. Molinare of Hyannis, MA died November 1, 2017. Born May 31, 1931 in Brooklyn, NY son of the late Virginio and Antoinette (Luisi) Molinare.
Carmine proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. He married Marie Ambrosino and they made their home in New York where Carmine owned the County Seat Shell Service Station from the mid 1960’s to 1990. He and Marie had a second home in Hyannis and in 2001 made their permanent home on the Cape. Carmine was a pilot and he and Marie enjoyed many treasured plane trips together. He was a gentle man who was kind to all. He led a very active life playing tennis, bowling, downhill skiing, biking and he especially enjoyed swimming and relaxing on Covell’s Beach. He enjoyed watching sports on television. Carmine also enjoyed woodworking and was always attending to projects around the house. Survived by his wife of 65 years, Marie; daughter, Elaine Bassett and husband Donald and beloved granddaughter who meant the world to him, Nicole Gregoire all of Centerville; brother Frank Molinare and wife Eveleen of Florida; and sister Annette Malette and husband Tony of Maryland.
Visiting hours will be 4 – 7pm Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at John Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Rd., Marstons Mills. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:00am Wednesday at St. Francis Xavier Church, 347 South St., Hyannis. Private burial will be at the VA National Cemetery, Bourne.