BUONOME, Joseph Frank
Joseph Frank Buonome, 73, of East Haven, passed away at Hospice on February 11, 2013. Joe was the devoted husband of 52 years to Barbara Fritz Buonome. Born on July 8, 1939, son of the late Raffaele and Mary (Morrone) Buonome. Loving father to Cheryl (Michael) Panzo of East Haven, and adoring grandfather to Christopher and Gabrielle Panzo. Proud brother of Peter (Linda) Buonome of Avon, and uncle to Erin and Daniel Buonome. Brother-in-law of Patricia Dannels of Oldsmar, FL, and uncle to Colleen Palmer, James Bishop, and Barbara Prater.
Relatives and friends invited to go directly to St. Vincent dePaul Church Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in East Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Porto Funeral Home, 234 Foxon Rd. (Rte. 80) East Haven on Friday from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to a charity near and dear to Joe's heart. "The East Haven Rotary Club's Clothe the Children Fund" c/o Carl Ruggiero, 12 Oakhill Dr., East Haven, CT 06513. Sign Joe's guest book online at www.portofuneralhomes.net.
Published in The Hartford Courant on February 14, 2013