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Filice, Carmelo

July 24, 1935 – May 18, 2023

Carmelo Filice, a longtime resident of Hyde Park, died Thursday, May 18th at his home. He was 87. Carmelo was born July 24, 1935 in Piane Crati, Italy, a son of Joseph and Teresa (Mauro) Filice. Carmelo worked as a painter and maintenance man for the Dedham Savings Bank. He was a former member of the Eagles lodge in Hyde Park where he enjoyed playing poker, and a sportsman who enjoyed hunting in Vermont and Canada.

Carmelo is survived by his wife of 64 years, Carmela (Carpino) Filice; his two daughters, Rosalba Adkins of Framingham, and Anna Maria Filice-Rickner, and her husband Todd, of Florida; his son, Robert Filice, and his wife Angela, of Medfield; his five grandchildren, Andre Adkins, Salvatore and Ivana Castaldi, and Robert and Cameron Filice; and his great granddaughter, Rosalie Castaldi.

Visiting hours will be held Sunday, May 21st from 4 to 6 pm at the Folsom Funeral Home, 87 Milton Street, Dedham. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at the funeral home starting at 9 am Monday and proceed with us to St. Anne’s Church, 90 West Milton Street, Readville for his Mass of Christian Burial at 10 o’ clock. Interment will be private.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Maria Bruni and family
    May 19th, 2023 | 6:06 pm

    Our deepest condolences for your loss, our thoughts are with you xox

  2. Barbara & Joe Matrisciano
    May 19th, 2023 | 7:30 pm

    We are sending our prayers out to you & your family.

  3. Nadia Elliott
    May 19th, 2023 | 7:45 pm

    Rob and family,
    Our deepest condolences for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    Nadia and Pat

  4. Maria Henderson
    May 19th, 2023 | 8:00 pm

    We are saddened to hear about the loss of your father Robert . Condolences to you and Angela and the boys, your mom and family. May God give give you all strength during this difficult time .
    Your dad has earned his angle wings to watch over his family .
    May he Rest In Peace .

  5. Marco Iaboni
    May 19th, 2023 | 8:51 pm

    My deepest condolences, may zio Carmelo rest in peace ❤️

  6. Daniele Iaboni
    May 19th, 2023 | 8:57 pm

    May you rest in peace Zio Carmelo.

  7. Marie Josàphat
    May 20th, 2023 | 7:35 am

    It was a pleasure to work for Mr Filice; even though he was suffering, he was worried about others that he was unable to help.May he rest in peace.

  8. Ivana and Tony Meloche
    May 20th, 2023 | 10:08 am

    We want to express our deepest condolences to you and your families. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
    Love your Canadian cousins Ivana,Tony, Paige and Adam

  9. Gina & Franco Iaboni
    May 20th, 2023 | 10:27 am

    Our deepest condolences to you all for your loss.
    We have such fond memories with Carmelo especially seeing the love he showed his grandchildren and our boys. May you find peace in the coming days and comfort in keeping memories of Carmelo in your heart.
    Know that you are in our prayers and join in your sorrow.
    Rest in eternal peace Carmelo.

    Love Gina, Franco, Daniele & Marco

  10. Emilia Radovini
    May 20th, 2023 | 11:24 am

    Dear Carmela, Rob & all of Carmelo’s loved ones.
    My deepest sympathies to all. May you find strength in the love that surrounds you & your memories.

    So pleased I had the opportunity to meet Carmelo. Every visit myself & my family were greeted with open arms, a table fit for a King as well as lovely garden vegetables, great stories & lots of laughs. Thank you Carmelo & Carmela for your kindness & generosity.

    My thoughts are with all of you during this time.
    Take good care of Carmela.
    Rest In Peace Carmelo.

  11. Robert and Connie Eon
    May 20th, 2023 | 5:41 pm

    Deepest condolences to everyone!

  12. Tracey Hallahan
    May 20th, 2023 | 9:11 pm

    I am deeply saddened by the news of Carmelo’s passing. I grew up next door to the Filice family in Hyde Park. My childhood very much included them all. I am praying for them during this difficult time.

  13. Adele Filice
    May 20th, 2023 | 9:31 pm

    Our deepest condolences to The Filice family during this most difficult time. May he rest in eternal peace.

    Frank and Adele Filice and family

  14. Elisa Mazzotta
    May 22nd, 2023 | 1:33 pm

    Angela, Robert and family,

    We are so sorry for your loss.
    Our deepest condolences. May Carmelo rest in peace.

    Elisa and Mario Mazzotta

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