Dec. 21, 2011 Waterbury New Haven County Connecticut, USA
WATERBURY — Mr. Sebastian "Sam" Agati, age 84, of Edin Avenue, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 at Abbott Terrace Health Center. He was the devoted husband of Concetta "Tina" (Alicata) Agati.
Mr. Agati was born on June 5, 1927 in Floridia, Sicily, Italy, son of the late Salvatore and Antoinetta (Grande) Agati. He attended school in Italy before moving to the United States in 1947.
He worked for Uniroyal Corp. for 37 years until his retirement. After his retirement, Sam worked at Stop & Shop Supermarket on Chase Avenue for 15 years.
He was a member of the Lega Siciliana Social Club, a member of the Uniroyal union of United Rubber, Cork, Linoleum, and Plastic Workers of America, Local 19 and a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Church.
Sam loved spending time with this family, especially his grandchildren. He also enjoyed working in his garden and was a fan of the New York Yankees and UConn basketball.
In addition to his wife of 57 years, Tina, Sam is survived by his sons, Hon. Salvatore Agati and his wife Maria Christina of Watertown and Carmen Agati and his wife Jasmine of Hartsdale, N.Y.; his daughter, Antoinette Venables and her husband Paul of Mill Valley, Calif.; eight grandchildren, Taryn, Alexandra and Kathryn Agati, Paula and Sophia Venables and Michael, Genevieve and Juliana Agati; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Sam was predeceased by his brother, Peter Agati.
A funeral will be held on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011 at 8 a.m. from the Maiorano Funeral Home, 95 Willow St., Waterbury to Our Lady of Lourdes Church for a Mass at 9 a.m. Entombment will follow in Mount Olivet Mausoleum. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday evening from 4 to 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions in Sebastian's name may be made to: Alzheimer's Association CT Chapter, 2075 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 or Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 309 South Main St., Waterbury, CT 06706.
For more information and online condolences, please visit www.maioranofuneralhome.com.