Obituary of Carlo J. Prinzo
Carlo J. Prinzo, 75, of Manhasset, NY, passed away peacefully on April 5, 2023. He was the beloved husband of Aphrodite Spirocostas; loving father of Adam J. Prinzo and Arianna Prinzo. Dear brother of Robert Prinzo and his wife Laura, and brother-in-law to Chris N. Spirocostas and his wife Mary. Cherished uncle of Christen Spirocostas, Nicholas C. Spirocostas and his wife Jenny, Michele Franzi and Christine Ternullo and her husband Dominic, and devoted dog dad and dog grandpa. He is also survived by several loving great-nieces and great-nephews.
Carlo was born in New York City, NY and raised in Queens, NY. He graduated from Pace University and his career took him to Lord & Taylor, A&S (where he met his wife Deedee), Macy’s, Datascan and OmniCounts.
He was a tireless advocate for education in Manhasset. A dedicated public servant for the students, staff and faculty of Manhasset Schools, he spent 5 years as the Chair of the Citizens Advisory Committee for Finance for the Manhasset Public Schools from 2001 to 2005. In 2005, Carlo was elected to the Manhasset Schools Board of Education where he served for 5 terms totaling 15 years. He spent two years as Board President and 6 years as Board Vice President also serving as the Board Representative to the Audit Committee.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to “Manhasset Public Schools” with “Prinzo Scholarship Fund” in the memo line, and they can be mailed to “District Clerk, Manhasset Public Schools, 200 Memorial Place, Manhasset, NY 11030”.