Rosetta Carbone

CARBONE, Rosetta – Of Grand Blanc, age 88, died Monday, February 8, 2021 at McLaren-Flint.

Private family only funeral service will be held.

Entombment at Flint Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pontificio Santuario, an orphanage in Naples, Italy – Rosetta’s favorite charity – a link to its website is below. The link will take you to the home page, then click on the “SWITCTH TO DESKTOP” bar at the bottom of the home page and the “information page” will then open. Since it is in Italian, you can hit the “translate” button on your screen, or swipe to translate on your smartphone. The donate field, titled “DONAZIONE” (yellow button with blue text) will be on the upper right side of that page. Clicking on that button will take you to PayPal and then you can follow those instructions.

Alternatively, you can make a donation to your favorite food bank.

Rosetta was born in Piane Crati, Calabria region of Italy on February 1, 1933, the daughter of the late Alfonso and Norina Mazzuca.

She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church for many years.

Rosetta owned and operated Luigi’s Pizza and RC Sports in Flint, Michigan.

Surviving are children, Carmine Carbone and RoseAnna (Ivo) Tesija;

3 grandchildren, Anthony, Michael and Nicholas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Luigi, in 2014.

The family will have a celebration of her life after the Covid-19 Pandemic.