Beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather
Mr. Frank D’Amico, 77, of Watertown, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was the husband of Shirley (Dunn) D’Amico.
Frank was born in the Bronx, NY on November 19, 1935, son of the late Luigi and Antoinette (Fiorelli) D’Amico. He graduated from Crosby High School and attended the University of Connecticut Waterbury Branch and Mattatuck Community College. He served in the US Navy, from May of 1954 to May of 1958. Frank worked as a police officer for the Town of Watertown for 21 years and later worked as an investigator for the Connecticut States Attorney’s Office out of Litchfield for 18 years until his retirement. He formerly held office for the Watertown Fire District Commission.
He was a member of the BPO Elks Lodge 265 of Waterbury, the Screen Actors Guild, the American Legion Post 195 of Watertown, the Oakville VFW Post 7330, the Kenecticut Hardware Coffee Group and the Police Benevolent Association. He loved photography and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandson who was the light of his life.
Besides his beloved wife of 55 years, he leaves behind; two daughters, Deborah D’Amico Peck and her husband William and Lisa D’Amico Grimm and her husband Michael all of Watertown; a brother, Dom D’Amico and Verna Tucker-D’Amico of Surprise, AZ; a sister, Marie Heroux and her husband Richard of Franklinton, NC; a grandson, Brian Grimm of Watertown; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church in Watertown. Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Everyone is asked to meet directly at the church. Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home has been entrusted with all arrangements.
In Lieu of flowers friends may make donations to Frank’s favorite charity:
St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital
P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142
Memphis, TN 38418