Stephen Palmer Damiano Sr., 82, of Bristol, formerly a longtime resident of Plainville, passed away Dec. 29, 2012, at The Village Green of Bristol. He was the husband of the late Dorothy (Pierce) Damiano.
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Mr. Damiano was born April 13, 1930, in Plainville a son of the late Michael and Theresa (Sansone) Damiano Sr. A very respected businessman, he was the longtime owner of the Comeback Lounge in Bristol where everyone knew him as "Dad". He had also worked as an operating engineer for Union Local No. 478. He was proud to serve his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of the American Legion Post No. 2 of Bristol. He was a strong advocate in helping children and all like causes.
He leaves his children, Stephen P. Damiano Jr. and his wife, Donna, of Terryville, Thomas H. Damiano and his wife, Allison, of Bristol, Pamela L. Button and her husband, Kenneth, of Plainville, Matthew M. Damiano, of Bristol and Susan D. Conrod, of Bristol; his brother, Michael Damiano Jr., of Meriden; his sisters, Evelyn DeMauro and Dina Feracci, both of Plainville. He was the devoted grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister, Rita Bleau, of Southington.
A memorial service for Mr. Damiano was celebrated on Jan. 5, 2013, at the Bailey Funeral Home, 48 Broad St., in Plainville. Burial was held at the convenience of his family. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Stephen P. Damiano, Jr. For information or to leave words of condolence please visit www.bailey-funerealhome.com.
Published in Plainville Citizen from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2013