OBITUARY

Americo P. D'Attilio

August 12, 1921September 24, 2013
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Americo P. D’Attilio, 92, beloved husband of Alice (Dailey) D’Attilio, of East Hartford, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at home after a long illness. He was born on August 12, 1921 in Hartford to the late Nicola and Mary and (Caporale) DAttilio. He graduated from Hartford Trade School and found employment with Pratt & Whitney, retiring after 62 years. A resident of East Hartford for 65 years, Americo was active in the community. He was a parishioner of St. Mary’s Church and a member of the Cub Scouts and Knights of Columbus. Americo enjoyed life to the fullest especially in family. He was a devoted husband and father that cherished time spent with them. He liked cooking, gardening, boating, vacationing and in his youth loved ice skating and skiing and recently spent most of his time puttering around the yard and house. He will be most remembered for his love of children, doing good for others as well as his good nature. In addition to his wife Alice of 65 years, he is survived by his children; Alana Maria D’Attilio, Laura Ann Wentworth, Richard Raymond D’Attilio and his wife Tanya, grandchildren; Nicholas J. Lichatz III and his wife Tamra, Jeffrey J. Lichatz, and Richard R. D’Attilio Jr., great grandchildren; Nicholas J. Lichatz IV and Tessa Maria Lichatz and will also be dearly missed by his brothers Rudolph P. D'Attilio and his wife Marie, Raymond F. D'Attilio and his wife Sandra, sister-in-law Beverly D'Attilio, and all his many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Americo is predeceased by his brothers William E. D'Attilio and Leon D'Attilio. A period of visitation will be held on Saturday, September 28th, at 9:30am, at Benjamin J. Callahan/Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford CT 06108 with the Memorial Service beginning at 10:30am, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.callahanfuneral.com

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, September 28, 2013
  • Memorial Service Saturday, September 28, 2013
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Americo P. D'Attilio

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Linda Garvey

September 29, 2013

sorry for your loss. I remember him loving his backyard pool, gardening and taking vacations. It's very hard to loss a loved one because they touch your heart so deeply.

September 27, 2013

So sorry to hear of Uncle Ricks passing, I remember as a kid living next door to Aunt Mary's house seeing Uncle Rick and Aunt Alice. Fondly Debbie lopedota cox

Beverly Farrand

September 26, 2013

It sure is a loss of husband and father! May all the wonderful memories sustain you all. I loved sharing his birthday being the same as mine and so happy I got to visit him recently!

Bob Fortier

September 26, 2013

Sorry to hear of your husbands passing Alice. I remember he was always active and concerned about the future of East Hartford and spoke his mind when needed. It was a pleasure to have known him, and Judy and I extend our wishes of peace and comfort to you during this difficult time.

Rita Surdyka

September 26, 2013

God bless you and your family at this time of sadness.Although you will miss Rick and his energy and love ,he is in a better place.Peace be with you.

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