At home April 11, 2000, Victor Amatori, Sr., husband of Angela Francione Amatori of 22 Chestnut St., Branford. Father of Victor Amatori, Jr. of Branford.
He was born in Branford September 24, 1921, son of the late Christopher and Jennie Ghiroli Amatori. He was a lifelong communicant of St. Mary Church in Branford. He was an accountant for the Armstrong Rubber Co. in New Haven from 1954 - 1986. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of World War II. He played the trumpet in the Branford Town Band, and for over 50 years he played Taps on the Branford Green at the start of the Memorial Day and Veterans Day Parades.
He was a member of the Italian-American Club in Branford, and bowled in many bowling leagues at Cherry Hill Lanes in Branford.
Funeral from the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Branford, Thursday morning at 9:30 with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary Church at 10:00. Burial in St. Agnes Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 5 - 8 PM.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 2572 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06518-3027.
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