WORCESTER - Mr. Angelo B. Coffone, 95, passed away peacefully Monday March 13th at Care One in Millbury.
Angelo was born on February 10, 1922 in Worcester, Massachusetts a son of the late Charles and Elvira (DeSantis) Coffone.
A lifelong resident, Angelo was educated through the Worcester schools. He joined the Navy in 1944 serving his country during World War II on the USS Destroyer Alaska , and then enlisted to serve during the Korean Conflict on the USS Destroyer Tender Newport News and later as a reserve for the Vietnam War retiring as a Chief Petty Officer. Angelo was disabled during his service and received three Bronze Stars.
He returned to Worcester and worked as a barber for many years. Most recently prior to his retirement Angelo worked as a grinder at Wyman Gordon for the past thirty years.
He was pre-deceased by his siblings, Ernest Coffone and Mary Altomare.
He is survived by his loving wife of sixty-five years, Elvira (Alfano) Coffone, a daughter, Antonietta Stacey and her husband John, a son, Charles Coffone; two grandchildren, Anthony and Steven Coffone; two brothers, Anthony Coffone and his wife Nancy, William Coffone, a sister, Rita Kane; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral mass will be held on Saturday March 18th at Our Lady of Loreto Church, 33 Massasoit Rd Worcester at 10:00am. Internment will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Funeral arrangements under the direction of FAZIO FUNERAL HOME, directors, Louis M. Fazio Jr. and Louis M. Fazio III, to express your condolences please visit www.faziofuneralhome.com