|Birth: ||Feb. 22, 1920|
|Death: ||Aug. 10, 2009|
son of Angelo and Josephine Lipoma Arnone.
Lucky was employed by Local 621 Building, Heavy Equipment and Highway Union for more than 20 years. He previously was employed as a butcher for several supermarkets in the area and in the 1950s he was a self-employed butcher at the Public Markets.
He served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II with the 55nd Bomb Squadron, having served in Central Europe, Ardennes, Northern France and Rhineland. Lucky earned the European African Middle Eastern Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was a past commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 53, a former member of the American Legion and the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club.
He was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 926 and the Fourth Degree.
Lucky enjoyed cooking biscotti and other Italian specialties for his family.
His great-grandson, Lucas was the light of his life. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman throughout his life. Lucky enjoyed traveling to California and Arizona and his recent trip to Italy.
Survivors include two sons: Robert (Mary Margaret) Arnone, Jamestown and Michael (Carrie) Arnone, Santa Cruz, Calif.; a daughter, Nancy (Kelley) Howell, Napa, Calif.; six grandchildren: Nathan (Laura Anderson) Arnone, Jamestown, Elyssa Arnone, Brooklyn, N.Y., Adrianne Arnone, Pittsburgh, Pa., Lauren, Ashley and Chelsea, Santa Cruz, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva Calanni Arnone, whom he married on Nov. 22, 1945, in St. James Catholic Church, and who died on May 9, 2005; and by four brothers: Dominick, Benjamin and James Arnone and Milo DeTally; and by four sisters: Josephine Arnone, Lillian LaMonica, Mary DeJohn and Emma Barresi.
Eva Calanni Arnone (1921 - 2005)
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Kathy Sloan
Record added: Aug 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40906165