Nicholas L. Carnevale, 91, of Monmouth Junction died Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center of Plainsboro. Born in Princeton, he was a lifelong Princeton resident. He was a graduate of Princeton High School and Rutgers University. Nicholas was a United States Korean War Army Veteran serving second in command of military medical field services. Mr. Carnevale worked for many years in the Insurance Industry including The Equitable Life Assurance Society, he was a district manager and then a regional manager for The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company. Nicholas was a partner in the Walter B. Howe Insurance Company from 1966-1989. He was Vice President, Active Chairman and Chairman Emeritus of Carnevale Consulting Corporation, Mergers and Acquisitions from 1983 to present. He was also on the Board of Directors of the Trust Company of Princeton 1985- 1989, The Summit Bank Advisory Board, Chairman of the Board of Globalvalue Investors Corporation, an associate of The Lear Alliance from 2002 until present.
Nicholas was also a member of Nassau Presbyterian Church for 65 years, where he served as Deacon, Elder, Trustee, Sunday School Teacher and Assistant Sunday School Superintendent. He also was a Boy Scout Leader, President of the Delaware Valley Life Underwriters Association of NJ, Vice President of the Somerset County Red Cross, Member and Past President of The Chamber of Commerce of Princeton, on the Board of Trustees of the American Boy Choir of Princeton. Nicholas was a member of Princeton Rotary and Rotary International from 1969 until present serving as president in 1980 and having perfect attendance somewhere in the world for 37 years. He also helped start 10 Rotary clubs in the state of New Jersey over a 16 year period. Foundation Member and Chairman of the Thomas Edison State College Foundation, Co-Founder and Past President of the Princeton-Pettoranello Foundation and Pettoranello Gardens Project leader, Past President and Trustee for over 25 years of the Nassau Club, Trustee of the Princeton Historical Society, Advisory Board Member of the Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra.
Nicholas received many awards including Citizen of the Year in 1976 from the Chamber of Commerce, 16 service awards and 3 Paul Harris Fellow Medals from The Rotary Club of Princeton, The Matty Matthewson Award “Rotarian of The Year, 1994, The Humanitarian Award in 1983 from the National Council of Christians and Jews, Community Service Honors in 1999 from Princeton Township, the Extraordinary Service to Princeton award from the Princeton-Pettoranello Foundation, the Heritage Medal in 2001 from the Italian-American National Hall of Fame, Community Leader Award in 2002 from The Rotary Club of Princeton, The Cavalerre Medal for National and International Service to Humanity from the Federal Republic of Italy.At the time of his death Mr. Carnevale was on the Advisory Board of Investors Bank and was on the board of the Roma Foundation.
Son of the late Angelo and Christine Amalia (Palumbo) Carnevale, brother of the late Ango Carnevale, Alfonso Carnevale, he is survived by his wife Marjorie Mary Lee (Roseborough) Carnevale, 2 sons and a daughter in law Lawrence F. Carnevale, Douglas E. and Peita Carnevale, sister Evelina Gargione, 4 grandchildren William, Christopher, Gabriella and Stephanie.
The Funeral Service will be held 11:00 am on Saturday, December 22, 2018 Nassau Presbyterian Church 61 Nassau Street, Princeton. Burial will follow in the Princeton Cemetery.
Friends may call on Friday, December 21, 2018 from 5-8 pm at the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home 40 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to: Thomas Edison State University Foundation - Nicholas and Marjorie Carnevale Endowment for University Excellence.