Salvatore M. Amico

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MANCHESTER - Salvatore M. "Sal" Amico, 83, of Manchester died Dec. 29, 2012, at the Elliot Hospital after a sudden illness.

He was born on April 8, 1929, in Lynn, Mass., the son of Michele and Rose (Gallos) Amico.

He grew up in Lynn, was educated in the local school system and was a graduate of Lynn English High School. He also attended Northeastern University.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict aboard a minesweeper, the USS Partridge. He was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the UN Medal, the American Theatre Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the Navy Occupation of Asia Medal.

Following his military service he was employed by Raytheon Corp. in Andover, Mass., as an industrial engineer with 35 years of service.

Sal enjoyed helping others and following his retirement, he was a volunteer at the Elliot and VA hospitals and also served as a counselor with SCORE. He was a member of the Elks Lodge of Lawrence, Mass., the William H. Jutras Post 43 of Manchester and the Korean War Veterans Association of NH, Chapter 320.

He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed a good round of golf and cheering for the Patriots.

Sal was very proud of his Italian heritage, loved cooking for family get-togethers and was a skilled gardener and stone mason, having built many stonewalls.

Members of his family include his wife of 22 years, Alyce Amico of Manchester; his four sons, Michael Amico and his wife, Rhonda of Douglas, Mass., Mark Amico and his wife, Gail of Manchester, Richard Amico and his wife, Kristina of Groveland, Mass. and James Amico and his wife, Kathleen of Effingham; his daughter, Lisa Bello and her husband, Stuart of Mariposa, Calif., his grandsons, Eric Amico, Alex Amico, Brandon Amico, Brent Amico, Vincent Amico, Jack Amico and Stuart Bello; his granddaughters, Kristen Amico, Jordyn Amico and Marisa Amico; his sister, Rosalie Wiswall and her husband, George of Peabody, Mass.; his brother, Michael Amico and his wife, Martha of St. Augustine, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Irene Wright of New Boston; his former wife, Dawn Amico of Derry; a special aunt, Adeline Amico, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins..

services: Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the McHugh Funeral Home, 283 Hanover St., corner of Beech Street in Mancheter.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday at 11 a.m. in St. Pius X Church, 575 Candia Road in Manchester. Burial will follow in the N.H. State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Sal's name to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758519, Topeka, Kan. 66675 or to the VA Medical Center, 718 Smyth Road, Manchester 03104.

Condolences may be offered at www.mchughfuneralhome.com.


Published in Union Leader on Jan. 2, 2013
Salvatore M. Amico
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