Gaetano Amenta, 95, of Wethersfield, beloved husband of Salvatrice Amenta for 71 years passed away peacefully October 15, 2012 at Hartford Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Floridia, Sicily, province of Siracusa, on Dec. 9, 1916, he was the son of Mariano Amenta and Guiseppa Bongivanni. In addition to his wife, Gaetano leaves his daughter Giuseppa; and two sons, Mario and Joseph; his legacy includes nine grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 from the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd. Wethersfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. Luke's Catholic Church, 66 Bolton St. Hartford with entombment to follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral chapel. For online expressions of sympathy please visit www.desopo.com.