Obituary of Anthony R. Giaquinto
Anthony R. Giaquinto, age 77, of Newtown, beloved husband of Helen Ismailoff Giaquinto, died suddenly on Thursday, September 29, 2005. Born in Bridgeport Mr. Giaquinto was a longtime resident of Stratford. He was a veteran of the Korean War. After thirty years of dedicated service as an inspector, he retired from AVCO Lycoming, Stratford. Anthony spent countless hours attending sporting events involving his children and grandchildren. He was their #1 fan. He was a lover of great music and shared his passion with those around him. His keen wit and sense of humor were his signature. He was loved by all who knew him.
In addition to Helen, his devoted wife of 54 years, Anthony is survived by his children, Anthony Giaquinto and his wife, Karen of Stratford, Nicholas Giaquinto and his wife, Barbara of Stratford, Michael Giaquinto and his wife, Robin of Shelton, Alesandra Fishetti and her husband, Angelo of Monroe, nine grandchildren, Anthony, Paul, Amanda, Melissa, Julia, Angelo, Dana, Annie and Patrick, a brother, Albert Buday and his wife, Eleanor, a sister, Margaret Pinky McCarthy, an uncle, Joseph Giaquinto of Bridgeport and several cousins, nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his parents, Alesandro Giaquinto and Louise Giaquinto Buday and his step-father, Dr. Albert Buday.
Funeral services will take place on Monday, October 3, 2005 at 9 a.m. from the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull, and at 10 a.m. in St. Stephen Church, Trumbull for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in Monroe Center Cemetery, Monroe. Friends may call on Sunday from 3-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Nicholas Giaquinto Scholarship Fund, in memory of Anthonys cousin, former track coach at Central High School, through the funeral home.