Carl D. Amendolara died on Friday June 4, 2010, at the Grove Nursing Center in Grove. He was 66.

Carl was the son of Donato and Florence (Iannoe) Amendolara and was born on August 28, 1943, in Brooklyn, N.Y. Carl moved from Vista California to Grove in 1980.

Carl enjoyed riding his motorcycle with the local clubs. He worked as a cook, also at Roy Boy's, Cedar Oaks, Lawrence Construction and landscaping with Henry and Rhonda Spahl.

Carl was preceded in death by his father Donato, and a brother Nicholas .

He is survived by his mother Florence of Grove; three siblings Daniel Amedolara, Madeline Drumright and Thomas Amendolara, and many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Services are scheduled to be held at 1 p.m., on Tuesday June 8, at the Grove Community Center. Friends and family may leave online condolences by viewing Carl's obituary at Arrangements are under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home of Grove.