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4601 Ave N
BROOKLYN, NY 11234
Phone: (718) 377-5200
Fax: (718) 258-8282
Carole Purpura

Carole Purpura

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
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Carole Purpura ( April 21, 1948 - October 6, 2020) Carole Purpura, born and raised in Brooklyn, was a beloved sister, aunt, cousin, and friend to many. She retired from the Brooklyn Public Library after many years of service. Fiercely independent, Carole was well informed and opinionated, with a great sense of humor. She will be missed by all who knew her.
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    Location
    McManus Funeral Home
    Address
    4601 Avenue N
    BROOKLYN, NY 11234
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    Notes
    Please do not send flowers, as there will be no service in the funeral home. If you like, you can make a donation to St Jude's Hospital in Carole's name
  • Interment

    Location
    Greenwood Crematory
    Address
    500 25th Street
    BROOKLYN, NY
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Jennifer Gellmann

Posted at 04:02pm
I just read this news belatedly. I'm so sorry for her family. When I was still a newbie at BPL many years ago Carole and I were partnered on a months-long, system-wide project. She was wonderful to work with and so much fun. She was truly professional and offered such good advice when I was new and eager.
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Enito Mock

Posted at 10:53pm
Carole, I couldn't believe when I read of your passing that it was real. I was just checking in on Facebook and thought that everything was okay, until I looked through the "grapevine" and I am beyond shocked. You are love, Carole. I remember when I first started at Ulmer that the first thing I should do with my paycheck is blow it. It was the best advice I received to date and whenever I moved up, I blew my check as a reminder that I deserved it. I am thankful that we were able to meet. That we were able to talk and have our heart to heart. I am going to miss you, Carole. I will always love you and pray for you. You are in a good place now with the Lord above and I pray for comfort for those who've been left behind. I love you, Carole.
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Barbara Delamadrid

Posted at 08:13am
Dear Carole. You were one of a Kind. Im going to miss My "LETS GO METS" support chants from you. You will be truly missed by many of us. I know God will let you through those pearly white gate. If not.. you gonna really blast him out.You were a ball buster..lol but a Genuine Awesome human being here on earth. God Rest Your good soul ♡♡♡♡ I'm really gonna miss you♡♡
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Barbra DeLeonibus

Posted at 01:24pm
I don't have the words to express how I am feeling. It is too painful. You were one of the few people who understood me. You use to say to me, think before you speak and don't get Facebook. Your mouth will get you into trouble. Which it seems always did. I will always think fondly of you. Until we meat again my friend.
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Ana Ramos

Posted at 10:33pm
Carole, you were such a wonderful person, the best supervisor and mentor you could ever ask for. I will miss our talks and the advice you used to give me. May God have you in his glory and nay you Rest In Peace.I will really miss you my friend.
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