In 1962, Al began his teaching career at Big Beaver Elementary school. He would occupy this position for eight years.
In around 1950, Al started coaching the football program at St. Mary’s Catholic grade school in Beaver Falls. As head coach, Al implemented offensive and defensive schemes. His teams enjoyed much success on the field and the team served as a feeder program for the high school football team.
With the merger of school districts, in the fall of 1970, Al was transferred from Big Beaver Elementary School to Beaver Falls Jr. High School. While teaching at the Jr. High, Al became an assistant Jr. High Football coach and would hold this position through the 1975 season.
In 1972, Al became the Head Boys Track coach. He coached through the 1975 season. In 1973, Al’s teaching position was reassigned to the high school. Al taught social studies and driver’s education. He served as the Head Jr. High Football coach during the 1976 and 1977 seasons.
In 1978, Al was appointed to the varsity staff as assistant coach. During the summer prior to the beginning of the school year and football season, Al was diagnosed with cancer. Al started the school year attempting to fulfill his duties; however, as his illness progressed, he was unable to continue to teach and coach. On Sunday, December 10, 1978, Al died of cancer. At the time of his death, his wife, Angeline, Karl Florie and Larry Bruno were at his bedside.
During his lifetime, Al also served in other leadership roles, which include St. Mary’s Parish Council and in the Knights of Columbus. He proctored the local and state police examinations. During 1977 and 1978, Al served as the school district’s representative of the Beaver County Area Vocational Technical School Authority Board.
Al married Angeline Alberti from Eastvale on April 7, 1951. Al and Ange raised four sons and two daughters His children include: Albert (Abbie), who died of leukemia in 1967 at the age of 13, Dorothy, Fr. Anthony, Paula, James and Peter (doctorate in education).
Albert Carbone served his church, his family, his country, his community, and his school district. His values, contributions and accomplishments are a reflection of the vision and mission of the Larry Bruno Foundation.