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Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home

14 Grand Street, Oneonta, NY

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Amilio "Sonny" Amatucci

November 4, 1937April 3, 2020

Amilio “Sonny” Amatucci, 82, passed away Friday, April 3, 2020 at Chestnut Park Rehab and Nursing Center in Oneonta.

Sonny was born on November 4, 1937 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of Joseph and Tesi (Angelotti) Amatucci.

He married the love of his life, Kathleen “Kay” Coakley on November 12, 1960 in Brooklyn. She predeceased him on February 17, 2017.

Sonny worked in data processing in New York City, first at the Navy Ship Stores Office (NSSO), then at Saks 5th Avenue, and finally at Bessemer Securities. In 1964 he moved his family to Oneonta where he was employed by the D&H Railroad as a trackman, trainman, fireman, and finally as an engineer. After 18 years on the railroad, he retired in October 1982.

Sonny also served in the Naval Reserves from 1955 until his honorable discharge in 1963.

Sonny was predeceased by his parents; wife; sister, Carmela “Millie” Baldo, and her husbands, George Baldo and Donald Cetta; brother, James Amatucci and his wife, Lena; brother Emilio; mother and father in law, Florence and Thomas Coakley; brother in law, Thomas and Elvera Coakley; and sister in law, Susan Menghi.

He is survived by his daughter, Gina Amatucci and her husband Bernard Mater V; daughter, Kathleen Bentley and her husband, Brett; granddaughters, Jayme, Jessica, Samantha, and Sierra; brothers and sisters in law, Thomas and Patricia Burriesci, Dennis and Maureen Tobin, Harry and Florence Nespoli, Pete Menghi and William Coakley; and many nieces, nephews and their families.

A private graveside ceremony will be held at a later date.

To offer condolences to the family, please visit: www.grummonsfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home of Oneonta.

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Fred Barnes

April 16, 2020

My thoughts are with you at this time Fred Debra

LYNN BAKER

April 14, 2020

TO THE FAMILY OF SONNY:

Sorry to hear about your loss. I was sonny's mailman the last 12 years until I retired on Labor Day 2019. He always said hello whenever he was outside. He would tell me stories about his railroad days because he worked with my Uncle bud (Harvey) Baker who was also a engineer. Onc again my condolences

LYNN P BAKER

Liz Plantz

April 14, 2020

Dear Gina and Kathleen,

I am very sorry to hear about your father. I hope during these difficult times you will remember all the good memories you have as a family. I will keep you in my thoughts. Take care.

Liz

Judith Walssh

April 9, 2020

Kathleen and Gina,
I'm sorry this is so late. I'm sorry about your Dad. I used to sit with Kay and Sonny at Hartwick events. They were both lots of fun. Dee

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