Carl Anthony Padovano
February 14, 1952 - January 27, 2019

Carl Anthony Padovano

Carl Anthony Padovano
Feb 14, 1952 - Jan 27, 2019

Carl Anthony Padovano
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EAST BRUNSWICK - CARL ANTHONY PADOVANO passed away suddenly, on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, surrounded by his loving family. He was 66 years old.

Born in New Brunswick and raised in Edison, he resided in East Brunswick for 42 years.

He was a graduate of St. Peter's High School in New Brunswick and attended Rutgers University.

Carl was the owner of Tastee Sub Shop, Edison and Tastee Sub Shop, Franklin Park, along with his business partner and life-long friend, David Thornton, who predeceased him in 2016.

An avid sportsman with a love for golf and the Yankees, he also enjoyed his days at the beach and spending time with his six grandchildren, who will forever miss their "Pop".

Carl was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Elaine Padovano, and his brother Tom Padovano.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Nancy Bishop Padovano; three daughters, Adrienne Berg and her husband, James, Lauren Nicolosi and her husband, John, and Amy Bijas and her husband, Jeffrey; three brothers, Alan Padovano and his wife, Mary Anne Pederson, Richard Padovano and his wife, Donna, Daniel Padovano and his wife, Sandra; five sisters, Elena Wiechowski and her husband, Edward, Elise Konsulis and her husband, Charles, Mary Jo Clemente and her husband, John, Anita Bartolone and her husband, Thomas, and Michelle Shapiro and her husband, Donald; sister-in-law Valerie Shanahan, and his six wonderful and dearly loved grandchildren, Ryan and Ava Berg, Mia and CJ Nicolosi and Corrine and Tess Bijas.

A 10:30 AM Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at St. Mary of Mount Virgin R.C. Church, New Brunswick, under the direction of The BRUNSWICK MEMORIAL HOME, East Brunswick. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick.

Relatives and friends may visit on Friday, February 1st, from 4-8 PM, at funeral home, 454 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. For directions, please visit the "Services" page.

Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial & Honor Program, 501 Saint Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 (

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Mike Kenny on Feb 2, 2019

Nancy, so sorry for your loss - I have very good memories of Nip.
Mike Kenny

Mary Daher on Feb 1, 2019


Pete Clark and family on Feb 1, 2019

Padavano and Bishop families , With sincere sympathy , Nip was truly a wonderful person from a wonderful family and a true leader as a student athlete at St.Peter’s.May God Bless! Pete Clark

Patty Cox on Jan 31, 2019

Dearest Nancy and family,
Surround yourselves with positive people. Nip had such a great smile. Carl lives on in your memories and your hearts......🙏🏻 Patty Cox Woods

Frank Noppenberger on Jan 31, 2019

Carl was a class act as a person and a role model parent. As an excellent baseball player I had the privilege of competing against in baseball in the early 70's. My thoughts and prayers are with Nancy and the entire Padavano family. GOD BLESS Frank Noppenberger

Cele on Jan 31, 2019

Nancy and family,
Our deepest sympathies on the loss of your husband, dad and grandfather. I always admired what a beautiful family you and Carl created. Our love and prayers to you all.
Cele and Max Regan

Emily on Jan 31, 2019

May your memories and Gods words (2 Corin 1:2-4 )
give you the comfort you need at this time. With my
sincere and deepest condolences.

Clyde Bailey on Jan 31, 2019

Nip always had a smile or kind word every time we've had the chance to speak. Truly one of the good guys. Hell of a ballplayer back in the day as well. My sincere condolences to the Padovano Family.

Brian and Kathy Blaine on Jan 31, 2019

Nip was truly one of the good guys. Always enjoyed traveling and playing golf with him. He will be missed.

Daddy Duck and Kathy Blaine

Jenifer Swiatkowski on Jan 30, 2019

Our deepest sympathy to the Padovano family
-Swiatkowski family

Jim Nuzzo on Jan 30, 2019

Nip was a genuine gentleman. My condolences to the whole Padavano family

Jim Nuzzo

info@brunswickmemorial Kulbacki on Jan 30, 2019

Ken Pasterczyk on Jan 30, 2019

So very sad to hear about Nip. Even though the years have passed, the memories and friendship never has. My condolences to Nancy and the family.

Carol Yob on Jan 30, 2019

Tastee Subs won't be the same without Carl. He was a dear friend that warranted a trip in from Easton,PA for a fresh pot of coffee with the Boss and one of his fabulous subs. Carl would always make it in to have a cup with us. He will be sadly missed. Carol Yob & Jay Bernstein

Moira Herbert on Jan 29, 2019

Al and Maryanne, please accept my very sincere condolences. I lost my brother at the same age. Moira Herbert

Serenella Dougherty on Jan 29, 2019

Adrianne and family, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Sincerely, Serenella Dougherty (Migliore).


Brunswick Memorial Home
454 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM


St. Mary of Mount Virgin RC Church
192 Sanford Street
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901
10:30 AM

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