Carl Edward Demola

Carl Demola

Carl Edward Demola, better known as Carl Piano Smith, passed away on December 27, 2013 at the age of 43 in his wife's arms. 

Carl Piano Smith was born in Jersey City, NJ, on February 15, 1970.  Carl was a resident of Jersey City, NJ until he and his wife relocated to Texas City, TX in 2002. Born a musician, Carl became a staple in the Galveston community Rockin' his piano.

Carl is survived by wife of 15 years, Carly; uncle, Bucky; cousins, Karen, Kristy, David and Steve; sister, Lindsay; in-laws, Nina, Jason, Michelle and David; niece and nephews, Alexandra, Luke and Jake as well as many, many other family and friends.

The family will greet visitors on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Carnes Funeral Home – Texas City starting at 12pm with 2pm Funeral Services to follow. Interment will follow at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock, TX.  

In lieu of flowers please send donations to: Ronald McDonald House 301 14th Street Galveston, TX  77554 or to


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