Obituary: Anthony Dominic Mastroni, 70, of Milford

Anthony Dominic Mastroni, age 70, of Milford, CT entered into eternal peace on November 25, 2013.

He was born in Bridgeport on August 8, 1943, raised in Trumbull and was a Milford resident for 44 years.

Following High School, Tony served in the U.S. Navy for four years and earned his license as an electrician. He was employed by Pitney Bowes and worked at their World Headquarters in Stamford, CT until his retirement in 1998.

After his retirement he volunteered his services to the building of Amistad – The Replica Ship. Tony was a long time Boy Scout leader of Troop 71 and received the District Award of Merit, Presidential Recognition, Order of the Arrow and the Silver Beaver Award. He was also a lifetime member of the Pequonnock Yacht Club in Bridgeport.

Tony is predeceased by his father, Dominic Mastroni, mother, Esther (Ferrusi) Mastroni, brother-in-law Charles Hanish and sister, Mary Lou Hanish.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 45 years, Dolores (Oliver) Mastroni, daughter, Debra Mastroni-Kenyon and her husband, Wayne Kenyon, son, Dominic Mastroni and granddaughter, Stefany Mitchell whom he adored and cherished most of all. He also leaves two sisters, Carmelita Kelly (Daniel) of Summerfield, FL and Judith Plourde (Gary) of Sinking Springs, PA as well as several nieces and nephews.

Tony struggled the last few years of his life with failing health and trying to come to terms with that. He is now resting. He is now at peace.

Friends and family may call on Friday, November 29, 2013 at Smith & Sefcik Funeral Home, 135 N. Broad Street, Milford from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2013, directly in the Woodmont United Church of Christ, 1000 New Haven Avenue, Milford at 9:30 AM. Interment will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Stratford, followed by a reception at Gusto’s Trattoria, 255 Boston Post Road, Milford.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be given to the National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016 or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Connecticut Chapter, 659 Tower Avenue, First Floor, Hartford, CT 06112.

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