|Birth: ||Jun. 10, 1929|
|Death: ||Oct. 18, 2008|
Obituary for Anthony D'Amico
Anthony "Tony" D'Amico, 79, of Plainville, passed away peacefully on Saturday October 18, 2008 after a brief illness. He is now reunited with his beloved wife, Ann Marie (Tinty) D'Amico.
Anthony was born on June 10, 1929 in Plainville to the late Constantino and Rosa (Pinciaro) D'Amico.
As a lifelong Plainville resident, Tony loved and supported his town. He graduated from Plainville High School in 1948, where he lettered in football, basketball, and baseball; and was later inducted into the Plainville Sports "Hall of Fame". He continued his education at the University of Rhode Island, attending on a full football scholarship, and graduated with a degree in teaching.
Tony was an avid businessman and entrepreneur. In his spare time, he enjoyed horse racing, playing golf, cards, taking weekly trips to the casino, visiting Las Vegas, and going out to breakfast with family and friends. He could often be found at the garage screening top soil. Tony loved spending time with his family and friends; you could always tell who he liked by who he picked on the most. Tony will forever be remembered as a true family man.
He leaves his 3 sons and 2 daughters Donald D'Amico and his wife Laura of Farmington, Marc D'Amico and his wife Laurene of Plainville, William D'Amico and his wife Elizabeth of Plainville, Merilee D'Amico and Jim Dombrowski of S. Carolina and Marisa D'Amico and Larry Reola of Plainville; 11 grandchildren Nicole, Joseph, James, Jenna, Anthony, Ann Marie, Alex, Anthony, Angela, Nicholas and Gina, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Frank D'Amico and 3 sisters Mary DiVenere, Lena Costreva and Rosalind Marenna.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday October 23, 2008 at 9 a.m. from Bailey Funeral Home 48 Broad St. Plainville for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Church. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.
Family and friends may gather on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. For directions and online condolences please visit www.bailey-funeralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, Tony can be remembered with contributions to the American Diabetes Association, 306 Industrial Park Rd., Suite 105, Middletown, CT 06457
Ann Marie Tinty D'Amico (1932 - 1979)*
Donald Anthony D'Amico (1956 - 2013)*
Saint Josephs Cemetery
Created by: Randy Colter
Record added: Jul 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55356225
Added: Jan. 3, 2012
Mr. D'Amico may you rest in peace, and walk with God. Merilee, my thoughts and prayers are with you.|
Added: Jul. 23, 2010