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Anthony A. Buonocore

January 18, 1932 ~ December 11, 2021 (age 89)


Wolcott – Mr. Anthony A. “Babe” Buonocore, 89, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 11, at Autumn Lake at Bucks Hill. He was the husband of the late Lorraine (Mastronato) Buonocore for 62 years.

Tony was born January 18, 1932 in Waterbury, son of the late Antonio and Maria (Vozzo) Buonocore. Raised in Waterbury he was a graduate Mary Abbott Grammar School and attended Leavenworth High School. A Navy veteran, Tony had served honorably in the United States Navy during the Korean War. Following his service he had been employed as a tool setter for International Silver and Delson Hinge. He enjoyed going on cruises and trips to Vegas and Atlantic City with his wife Lorraine.

Tony is survived by his children, Joanne Ciriello and her husband Tom of Wolcott, Michael Buonocore and his wife Donna of Oakville and Lori DeSorbo of Thomaston; his sister, Angeline Beccia of Anaheim, CA; his grandchildren Kyle, Kristy, Carmine and Corey; his great-grandchildren, Jacob and Jonah and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife Lorraine, Tony was predeceased by his son, Anthony; brothers, Dominic, Jake, Leo, Andrew and John and sisters, Rosalie, Mary and Raffie.

The family would like to thank Dr. Edmund F. Caporaso, the staff at Autumn Lake at Bucks Hill and the Hartford Healthcare Hospice Team for the wonderful care given to their father.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, December 16, from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Woodtick Memorial Funeral Home 420 Woodtick Rd. Wolcott. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday at 11:00 A.M. at St. Pius X Church (St. Basil the Great Parish). Burial with full military honors will follow mass in the Woodtick Cemetery.


December 16, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Woodtick Memorial
420 Woodtick Rd.
Wolcott, CT 06716

Mass of Christian Burial
December 17, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Pius X Church (Woodtick Rd)

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