In New Haven December 11, 2001, Anthony (Antonio) Acunzo, husband of the late Mary Serfilippi Acunzo of 27 Cedar Knolls Dr., Branford.
Father of Anthony R. Acunzo and Suzanne DeAngelo-Cheeseman, both of Branford. Brother of Carolyn Chiocchio of Branford. Grandfather of Michelle Acunzo of Branford, Anthony C. Acunzo of Hamden, Meridith DeAngelo of North Haven, and Jamie DeAngelo of Branford. Also survived by a great-grandson, Antonio Joseph Pinette. Pre-deceased by brothers Joseph and Frank Acunzo.
He was born May 31, 1915 in New Haven, son of the late Ralph and Adeleine DiAndrea Acunzo. He was a retired welder, working at Plasticrete in North Haven for 28 years. He was a member of the Operating Engineers Union, and was an amateur artist working with acrylics. He was an avid walker who enjoyed walking in Foote Park
Funeral from the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Branford, Friday morning at 9:30 with a Mass of Christian burial in St. Mary Church at 10:00. Friends may call prior to the funeral from 8:30 - 9:30. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Branford Food Council, or the Community Dining Room, 30 Harrison Ave., Branford, CT 06405.
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