OBITUARY

Albert J. Cambo

March 30, 1945February 3, 2021

Albert J. Cambo, 75, of Plainville passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at the Summit at Plantsville.

Born March 30, 1945 in New Britain, he was the son of the late Albert and Anne (Bezik) Cambo.

Al was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the U.S. Air Force. A lifelong resident of Plainville he was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mercy Church and served as an altar boy all through high school. He held down many jobs and had a zest for life.

Al was a former Plainville Game Warden, a wildlife conservationist he saved many animals lives throughout the years. He was a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus and a life member of the NRA. He also loved to fly balloons.

He is survived by his sister, Jane Adriano of Colchester; his nephew Sean Cassano and his niece Sara Cassano. He was predeceased by his sister Barbara Cambo.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, February 18th at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 19 S. Canal St., Plainville. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Plainville. Calling ours will be prior to the Mass from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington. For online condolences and directions please visit, www.dellavecchiasouthington.com

Services

  • Memorial Calling Hours

    Thursday, February 18, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, February 18, 2021

  • Burial

    Thursday, February 18, 2021

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Michael Cambo

February 19, 2021

There are very little people in my life that I have been able to consider a good good friend and at the same time to be family. He always talked to me as a friend and advised me as a parent would. After my father passed away he would say to me that I was the son that he never had and I honestly know that he meant it with sincerity. Since I was young he would always say to me "Hey ugly". So I would pick on him back and call him "Uncle ugly". He was never offended by it because it was always our way to poke fun at each other. Memories like this are what I will miss most about him. I will miss the calls where as soon as I picked up he would say, "Hey uglier than me" or "Hey Cambo what are you doing". He was the king of the one liners and you never knew what was going to come out of him that would most of the time embarrass anyone around but it would make me chuckle and laugh. Especially when he would get into it with my wife Anitra. He always would make me wonder who is going to win this one. One of the last private moments we had was when he said, "I'm proud of you Cambo". "You have a beautiful family and a great job." Not many people have said to me that they are proud of me. That's what make what he said to me special. He would always ask me when I was coming to pick him up and bring him to Florida. I would answer back and say what about tomorrow and he would laugh. Well I guess tomorrow came alittle too late. Thank you "Uncle Ugly" from the bottom of my heart and I will definitely Miss the heck out of you.

Carol Gregory

February 15, 2021

Well, I am sorry that Al has passed.
We did have some fun times.
He did love the Jack Russell terriers, riding his bike, going camping (in NH); hunting with his friends. He knew almost everyone in Plainville. He would talk to anyone - even if it was a wrong number.
If he could help - he would.
Some fond memories.

Kathleen Cassidy-Drozd

February 15, 2021

So sorry for your loss. I knew Al since Wheeler School. He was my protector and would walk me home from school.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and family.

Kathleen Cassidy Drozd

Camille Albert

February 11, 2021

So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers for the family.

Camille & Diane Albert

Brian Ruot

February 10, 2021

On behalf of our family, we are very sorry for the loss of Mr.Cambo. May he rest in peace.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY