Lydia Anita (Acciavatti) Carbonaro, age 94

of Quincy

Lydia Anita (Acciavatti) Carbonaro, age 94

Lydia Anita (Acciavatti) Carbonaro, age 94, a lifelong Quincy resident, died peacefully, Sunday, November 6, 2022, at the Atrium at Faxon Woods, in the loving comfort of her cherished granddaughter, Michelle Dovner, and her dear daughter, Lori Phillips.

Lydia was born and raised in Quincy, to the late Thomas and Angelina (Ricci) Acciavatti

A lifelong resident, Lydia was proud of her Italian heritage and her family’s involvement in Quincy’s granite and stone cutting industry.

Lydia was a dedicated homemaker and was devoted to her family. After raising her children, she worked as a retail sales associate at the South Shore Plaza with Ann Taylor and The Limited for many years.

She was an avid gardener and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Beloved wife of the late Philip A.G. Carbonaro, former Director of the U.S. Army Material Technology Laboratory at the old Watertown Arsenal.

Devoted mother of Gail Loveland of New York, Donna Lynne of Brockton, who provided many comforting visits to her mother while she resided at the Atrium at Faxon Woods, and Lori Phillips of Quincy.

Lydia is survived by her seven loving grandchildren and many cherished great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be conducted at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Friday, November 18, at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friend are invited to attend. Memorial Visitation prior to the service from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Pine Hill Cemetery, West Quincy.


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  • Lori and Michelle, I’m so sorry for your loss, I have so many fond memories of your mother and grandmother. May she rest in heavenly peace ❤️🙏

  • My dear cousins, Lori, Gail, & Donna: Your Mom, my dear Auntie Lydia, will be sorely missed. I have fond memories when she and your father would visit us in California. As a kid, I looked up to her fun-loving spirit, high energy, and great sense of fashion. I send LOVE to her as she rests with the angels and with her only sister, my Mom.

  • Our deepest condolences to Lydia’s family, especially to Donna Lynne, and to our son-in-law Kevin Drinan and his family. Our family prays that God grants you all comfort in your time of sorrow and strength going forward. May God bless all of you.
    The Cordova Family

  • Our deepest condolences to our friend Lulu and family……
    May your beautiful mom sleep in Heavenly peace ❤️

  • I am so very sorry my friends. My heart will be there with you at the service. Sending you love and peaceful blessings. Xo

  • We would like to offer our deepest sympathies to my dearest cousins: Lori, Donna and Gail. I remember how excited we would all be knowing that Uncle Phil & Aunt Lydia ( sometimes Lori and Donna) would be stopping by to visit us in Reseda, CA. Aunt Lydia was always the life of the party and a pleasure to be with.
    My she rest in peace,
    Love from Phil Acciavatti and family

  • Very sad and sorry to hear of the passing of Nonni, she was a great little lady with many stories and friendly to all. I will miss her dearly. May she rest in peace. Lori and Shelly sending love your way. She lived a great life and you both were so lucky to have her. 💞

  • I’m at a great loss right now ,heartbreaking throughout my life, with great loss of family I love each and every day…. rest in peace Nani ☹️🥺😥

  • Sorry to hear of your moms passing. Many memories of being at your house and hanging out after school. Would be nice to get together with Donna haven’t seen her since QHS in 1972
    Love and prayers you all of you
    Dianne and Patty