Lindbergh J. ''Lindy'' Aceto, of 24 Aceto St., Branford died Saturday November 10th at his home surrounded by his wife of 55 years, Betty Ferguson Aceto, and his children.
He was born in Branford May 26, 1927, son of the late Antonio and Marie Antonio D'Onofrio Aceto. He was a World War II veteran of the U. S. Navy and he retired from the Branford Post Office where he had worked for 26 years. He was a member of the New Haven County Chiefs, Branford Volunteer Fire Department Hook and Ladder Co. 1, the Italian-American Club of Branford, and American Legion Post 83 in Branford.
Besides his wife he leaves a son Nelson (Cindy) Aceto of South San Francisco, CA; a daughter Lynn Aceto of Northford; two grandsons, Joe Aceto of CA, and James Harrison of Northford; a sister, Flora Zampano of Branford, and a sister-in-law, Florence Aceto of Derby, and many nieces and nephews.. He was pre-deceased by brothers, Louis, Joseph, and Salvatore Aceto, and sisters, Marie Lucian, Nancy Jacaruso, Virginia Olson, Angelina Drobish and Esther DeLucia.
Lindy's family wishes to thank all the physicians and staff at the Father McGivney Cancer Center, Dr. Zaheer and his staff, and all the staff and health aides from CT Hospice, who were involved in his care.
He also enjoyed his Friday nights at the I-A Club playing cards with his buddies.
Friends are invited to a funeral service Thursday morning at 10:00 in St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Northford. Burial in Northford Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 4 – 8 pm at the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Branford.
A reception following the funeral services will be held at the I-A Club, Hamre Lane, Branford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405, or to St. Andrews Church, P. O. Box 83 Northford, CT 06472.
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