Angelo R. D’Amato, 91, of Wallingford, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at the Whitney Manor, Hamden. He was the husband of 57 years to Josephine Tagliatela D’Amato. Angelo was born in New Haven on April 12, 1921; son of the late Andrea and Palmina Carrozza D’Amato; worked for the former Winchester/ U.S. Repeating Arms for 43 years until his retirement as a Shipping Supervisor in 1985, and was an avid music lover and dancer. Father of Karen D’Amato of Jamaica Plain, MA, Laurie Sileo of North Branford and Susan D’Amato of Syracuse, NY. Father-in-law of Neil Dinkin and Andrew Sileo, Jr. Grandfather of Clara Dinkin, Andrew Sileo III and Stephanie Sileo. Brother of Ann Ramadei of John’s Creek, GA and the late Frank, Alphonse, William, Antoinette and Carmel. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Wednesday morning at 10:30. Family and friends may call from 9:00 to 10:30 am. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Barnabas Church, North Haven at 11:00. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wallingford Senior Center, 238 Washington St., Wallingford, CT 06492.