Carmine F. Pote
July 18, 1926 - January 14, 2016
Carmine F. Pote, 89, of Norwalk, husband of Rosemary A. Pote, died Thursday, January 14, 2016 in Norwalk Hospital.
Born in Crabtree, PA, July 18, 1926, he was the son of the late Anthony and Mary Pote. Mr. Pote was a U. S. Navy Veteran of World War II, participating in the liberation of the Philippine Islands.
Many will remember Carmine, by his skills, some of which included building quality homes throughout Fairfield County. In addition to his passion for building, Carmine spent many years travelling throughout Europe to the African Continent.
In his later years, you could find Carmine honing his boating skills, while embracing the oceans calm. Carmine had been a member of the South Norwalk Boat Club.
When life slowed, Carmine grew a fondness to his friends the birds, who grew dependent on his love, while tending his garden of vegetables and flowers, while appreciating the love of family.
Survivors in addition to his wife include two sons; Richard Pote, of West Haven, and Robert Pote, of Jacksonville, FL, three grandchildren and five great grandchildren, a sister; Ann Blauvelt, of Danbury. Mr. Pote is predeceased by all six of his brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at 10:00 A. M. in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 East Avenue. Burial with military honors will follow in St. John Cemetery.
Friends may call Monday, January 18th, at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, from 4:00 to 7:00 P. M.
Memorial contributions are requested to the Sisters of St. Thomas Villanova [Notre Dame Conv. Home], 76 West Rocks Road, Norwalk, CT 06851.