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ANTHONY T. CARUBBA, OWNED AUTO-BODY FIRM

A Mass of Christian Burial for Anthony T. Carubba, founder and president of Carubba Collision and Automotive Park, will be offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Pious X Catholic Church, 1700 North French Road, Getzville.

Prayers will be said at 9 in the Amigone Funeral Home, 5200 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cheektowaga.

Carubba, 55, of East Amherst, died Saturday (Dec. 8, 1990) in Buffalo General Hospital following a brief illness.

Carubba was born in Hamilton, Ont., where he participated in Golden Gloves amateur boxing and began his auto-body career.

He came to Buffalo in 1953 and opened his first auto-body shop on the West Side.

In 1955, he founded Carubba Collision and Carubba Automotive Park, the first automotive repair mall of its type in Western New York. All his children work in the Amherst business in managerial positions.

Survivors include his wife, the former Marie Zanzano; two daughters, Antoinette Scudder and Angela Cooke; three sons, Samuel, Joseph and John; four brothers, Charles, John, Joseph and Angelo; a sister, Ann Marie Condari, and nine grandchildren.

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