Rick Carbino passed away suddenly on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at the Foothills Hospital at the age of 62 years.
Rick was born in Kingston, Ontario and grew up in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia with his mom & siblings. Of his many interests, Rick loved fishing and gardening the most. His interest in fish motivated him to own and look after his own aquarium. His 90 gallon tank was a treasure and he could spend hours watching and caring for his fish. During the summer months, Rick would spend time planting, tending and harvesting his veggies. Rick had a soft spot for dogs, especially his puppies bandit & rocket. A construction worker by trade, Rick was a hard worker and rarely missed a day of work. He was kind an generous man who would be inclined to give you the shirt off his back. He was a devoted husband and friend and will be dearly missed by who knew him.
He will be dearly missed by his wife Zita; His daughter Elizabeth Carbino (Brad Smith) of Estavan, SK; five grandchildren Sarah, Kodie, Joshua, Miah and Leeanna Christine; three step-children Philip Sheppard (Melinda Walsh) of Calgary; two grandchildren Lincoln and Nevaeh; Byron Sheppard (Brittany Humphreys) of Newfoundland; two grandchildren Liam and Sierrah; and Nicole Sheppard of Calgary; one grandchild Jay Jr; two brothers Sam Carbino and Alan Carbino (Sherry); and a sister Sheila Carbino; and many other relatives and friends. Rick was pre-deceased by his mother Dorothea Sandford. Private services were held. Cremation at Pierson’s “Foothills Crematorium”.