James “Jim” Joseph Carbino at 74

James “Jim” Joseph Carbino, 74, of Holliston, passed away peacefully at the Timothy Daniels House in Holliston on Thursday, August 18, 2022. Born in Framingham on December 18, 1947, he was the son of the late Marion and Arthur Carbino.  

He was a lifelong resident of Holliston, and truly enjoyed being a “townie”. He is survived by his three children, Jessie Carbino of Maynard, Ryan Carbino and his wife, Malaysha of Nashua, NH, and Tina Thomas and her husband, Dustin of Hudson. He also leaves behind the mother of his children and devoted caretaker, Shannon (Smith) Carbino of Holliston; as well as four granddaughters, Arianna Carbino, Emilia and Liliana Thomas, and Madison Carbino, in addition to his nieces, cousins and many friends. He is predeceased by his sister Patricia “Tee” Keller and his beloved dog, Daisy.  

Jim is a Vietnam Veteran who served on the Holliston Auxiliary Police Department for 12 years. He worked in the restaurant business for over 40 years where he made many friends. A dedicated family man, who loved his Tuesday morning coffee with the boys. Jim enjoyed taking care of his family property that he has resided at in Holliston for over a century. He loved having a good party with family and friends and sharing stories of his old days owning the Village Pub in Holliston. He liked listening to music on his front porch, watching old movies and always had room for dessert.  

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 26th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, 854 Washington St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary’s Church of Holliston. Interment will follow in Lake Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org.

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  1. Steve Bradford on August 19, 2022 at 8:39 am

    Rest easy now Army. We have the watch.

  2. Melissa Ford on August 19, 2022 at 9:03 am

    Jim was a true gentleman . Akways friendly, caring, intetestsd and a gentle soul. His smile always reached his eyes and lit his face-he will be missed.

  3. Jeff Oteri on August 19, 2022 at 9:29 am

    Rest In Peace partner. We sure had some good times…you will be missed my friend.

  4. Jackie Dellicker on August 19, 2022 at 1:38 pm

    Jim will be missed by family and friends. Always a gentleman, enjoyed many times ar the Village Pub.

  5. Bill Cunningham on August 23, 2022 at 10:06 am

    jim, an other call To Duty . we will all meet on the other side !!

  6. Marie Buckley on August 27, 2022 at 2:04 pm

    Rest In Peace, remembering the fun we had at the Pub many years ago