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Services will be Monday for Carmine Filice, a 34 year resident of Santa Cruz, who died
Thursday in a local hospital. He was 82.
Born in Cosenza, Italy, he came to the United States in 1915 and settled in Montanta. He
later moved to Spokane, Wash., and then came to Santa Cruz in 1946. He was associated
with his brother, John Filice, in the operation of Anchor Bar and later worked at the
He was an avid gardener and sports enthusiast, especially high school athletics in the
Santa Cruz area.
He is survived by his wife, Carolina Filice of Santa Cruz, two sons, Frank “Chuck” Filice
of Salinas, who was a Hartnell football coach, and John “Punky” Filice; a daughter, Clara
“Bobby” Powers, a brother, John G. Filice of Santa Cruz; and five grandchildren.
Catholic blessing services will be held at Norman’s Family Chapel, 3620 Soquel Drive,
Soquel, Monday at 10 a.m.
The rosary will be recited Sunday evening at 7 p.m. at Norman’s Family Chapel.
Entombment will be at Holy Cross Mausoleum.
Santa Cruz Sentinel – Friday, November 21, 1980 page 54
From CADI: FILICE CARMINE A 02/12/1898 M REST (OTHER) SANTA
CRUZ 11/20/1980 533-16-3148 82 yrs