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Died: Sat., Mar. 5, 2011

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Anthony Francis (Tony) Arnone, 92, of 330 Amity Road,Woodbridge, formerly of North Haven passed away on March 5, 2011 in St. Raphael's Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Antoinette Ellis Arnone and the late Angela (Babe) Arnone. Tony was born in New Haven Nov. 20, 1918 a son of the late Michael and Angelina Setaro Arnone. He was retired from the United Illuminating Co. after 29 years. An Army veteran of WWII, he saw action in the Asiatic Pacific War Theater. He was also active in the Hamden Knights of Columbus, the Elks Club, and the Disabled American Veterans. He is survived by his children Mary (Joseph) Barraco and Michael Arnone both of Wallingford, Anthony F. (Barbara) Arnone Jr. of Hamden, and Suzanne (Bohdan) Popel of Woodbridge. Adoring Poppy to Joseph Barraco, Tara (James) Amodio, Vanessa (Frank) Magnotta, Sophia, Katie, and Anthony Arnone and Joseph and Michael Popel. Great grandfather of Avery Elizabeth Amodio. He was predeceased by four brothers,  Demetrio "Mac", John, Joseph V. and William Arnone; and four sisters, Lucille Norman, Rose Fernino, Anna Perry, and Mary DeBrizzi.

            Funeral from The Celentano Funeral Home, 424 Elm St. (cor Dwight) New Haven Thursday, March 10th at 9:15. Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church at 10:00. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 to 8 PM. Interment, with Military Honors, in St. Lawrence Cemetery.

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Michael Arnone
   Posted Tue March 08, 2011
Dad I will love you forever. I am proud to be your son. We will meet again someday on the other side.
So long for now

Catherine Hesseltine
   Posted Tue March 08, 2011
I remember Mr. Arnone as "poppy". Tara and Joe's family were my family growing up, and I'll always remember "poppy" with a loving smile and kind heart. He was always such a pleasant man to be around.
My heart felt condolences to all of his family in this sad time.

samantha tortora
   Posted Thu March 10, 2011
Sophia,Mike, and Vanessa,
I am very sorry for your loss...just know that one day you will meet again. Condolences during this difficult time!

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