Carl Fong

Carl C. Fong

Sunday, April 10th, 1938 - Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Age 82 of Arlington, MA passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept 5 at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, MA.

Beloved husband of Armida (AJ) Poli for 39 years. Carl was the eldest of six brothers. Predeceased by brothers William Fong and Barry Fong, and survived by Edward Fong, George and Pat Fong, James and Donna Fong, and many nephews and nieces.

Carl resided in various Greater Boston locales including Chinatown, Charlestown, and Arlington where he resided for over 30 years. He was a graduate of Wentworth Institute and enjoyed a long career as a technical illustrator. In his earlier days he was an active member of the Gung Ho athletic club in Boston’s Chinatown, where he continued to enjoy socializing with life-long friends. He developed many friends as a member of the Menotomy Golf League and the Arlington Touchdown Club. He and AJ enjoyed traveling at home and abroad, and socializing with friends and family.

Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours in the DeVito Funeral Home, 1145 Mass Ave., ARLINGTON, on September 12th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. All attendees are required to wear face coverings, practice social distancing and pay their respects and exit the funeral home promptly to allow other guests to enter. Private cremation will be held at Mt. Auburn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Arlington Touchdown; or a charity of choice. Please visit to view an online guestbook.
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    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    DeVito Funeral Home - Arlington
    1145 Massachusetts Ave.
    Arlington, MA 02476
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Ming Chow‘S Family

Posted at 12:31am
Carl Fong was a GHC “old timer” who enjoyed getting together with the guys. Here, Carl (center), was with Ming Chow (left, DOD: 7/21/20) and Russell (right).

Diane Gorelchenka

Posted at 07:32pm
Carl was my landlord and friend for many
Years.I will never forget his kindness. Sharing a beer on the back porch. Shoveling together. Just a hi!!
He was the best..and will be missed

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