June 4, 1910 ~ February 10, 2013
Born in Bari, Italy almost 103 years ago. He came to the U.S. in 1921. Became a citizen in 1934. He married Carmela Rossetti in 1938. He was self-employed in the family business A. Buono Construction and Cabinet Shop. He retired in 1974. He was member of St. Joseph and St. Matthew parishes. The Knights of Columbus, Sons of Italy, The Independent Italian Club, The West Side Italian Civic Club, and The Millmen's Union. He was preceded in death by his wife Carmela Rossetti Buono, He is survived by his son, Frank Buono and his daughters Lucia Walters, Marianna Pignataro, Gloria Doolittle, 9 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild. A memorial Mass will be celebrated on March 21 at 11:00 am at St. Joseph's Church in Seattle.