Deacon Frank Carlino


Deacon Frank Carlino, who served at St. Columba's parish in Chester, died Feb. 9 at his home in Highland Mills. He was 67. He served at St. Columba's from 1992 until his death. While there, he assisted in the liturgical activities of the parish. Auxiliary Bishop Josu Iriondo, vicar of Hispanic Affairs, vicar of the South Bronx and pastor of St. Anthony of Padua, offered the Funeral Mass Feb. 13 at St. Columba's. Father Thomas J. Curley, pastor of St. Columba's, was the homilist. Deacon Carlino also served at St. Thomas of Canterbury in Cornwall, 1980-1990, and St. Mary's in Newburgh, 1990-1992. Born in Manhattan, he was a retired architect and studied at Pratt Institute in Manhattan. He was ordained as a deacon in 1980. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; a son Frank; and three daughters, Rosary Selinsky, Dianne Desroches and Sandra Carlino; and his mother, Antonia. Burial was in St. Columba's parish cemetery.


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