Pasquale “Copperhead” Amarone, Sr., 84, of Hamden, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Yale-New Haven Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of fifty eight years to Anna Marie Lucibello Amarone. Pat was born in New Haven on November 1, 1928; son of the late Andrea and Josephine Nazzara Amarone; was a mechanic for the International Union of Operating Engineers Local #478 for many years until his retirement and was a member of the Santa Maria Maddelena Society. Father of Gail Esposito, Pasquale (Laura) Amarone, Jr. all of Hamden, Carol (Mark) Turcio of Durham. Grandfather of Carolyn Esposito, Christy (Paul) Cicarelli, Pasquale Amarone III, Kyle, Ryan and Nicholas Amarone, Gabriella and Marcellino Turcio. Great-Grandfather of Giada Cicarelli. Brother of Lucy Beletisky, Rae Doebrick, his twin Fanny (Angelo) Testa, Millie Anastasio, Pam (Chick) Follo and the late Antoinette Poleshek, Stella Muzzi, Madeline Mondrone, John, Joseph, Caroline, Patsy, Carmel, Nicholas, Benny and Andrew Amarone. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to Dr. Andrew Putnam, all the nurses and staff at Yale-New Haven Hospital for all the comfort and excellent care they provided to Pat.
His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Wednesday morning at 9:15. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Michael’s Church at 10:00. Entombment will follow in the All Saints Mausoleum. The visiting hours will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 pm.