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Joe Carcione
Birth: Oct. 31, 1914
North Beach
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1988
San Mateo County
California, USA

Television Personality. Joe Carcione was a San Francisco Bay Area icon. He started his career working in his father's produce market in 1933. In the 1970s, he got a daily spot on local news station KCBS, thereafter graduating to both print (San Francisco Chronicle) and television (KRON). His television show, "The Greengrocer," was ultimately syndicated on dozens of television stations across the country. His trademark pronunciation of "VEG-it-ibbles" was both endearing and humorous. Millions of people learned about the proper ways to select and prepare fresh produce from him. He died at 73 of intestinal cancer. (bio by: countedx58) 
Family links: 
  Pietro Carcione (1893 - 1984)
  Catherina Bellante Carcione (1896 - 1990)
  Madeline Marie Ahern Carcione (1914 - 2000)*
  Barbara Jo Carcione Erle (1939 - 2017)*
  Salvatore Carcione (1913 - 1979)*
  Joe Carcione (1914 - 1988)
  Josephine Carcione Forrest (1916 - 1999)*
  Mario Valentino Carcione (1923 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: All Saints Mausoleum, St. Anthony of Padua chapel, Site 205
GPS (lat/lon): 37.66708, -122.44526
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Originally Created by: countedx58
Record added: Mar 21, 2006
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I remember you and how you promoted a healthy lifestyle. Thinking about you today...
- Bunny
 Added: Aug. 2, 2017

- Janis•E
 Added: Aug. 2, 2017
Happy Halloween birthday!
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 Added: Oct. 22, 2016
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