Alexander Fiorenzo Sperduti, 94, of New Britain, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021, at Gaylord Hospital. Alexander was born in 1926 in Highland Falls, N.Y., the son of the late Italian immigrants Joseph and Assunta (DeSantis) Sperduti. When Alexander was nine years old the family relocated to Bristol. Later he enlisted and fought in the U.S. Army during World War II and was honorably discharged. After the war he attended UConn, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He worked up to VP of Engineering at Fenn Mfg, in Newington until 1978 when he co-founded BHS (later BHS-Torin) in Farmington. Alexander was a pioneer in the shaped wire field, creating and designing methods that are still used today.
Alexander leaves behind two sons, Alexander J. Sperduti and David J. Sperduti, both of New Britain; his brother Joseph Sperduti with wife Sonia Sperduti, his three granddaughters, Alyssa Sperduti and her partner Scott Lee of Middleborough, Mass., Jessica Godin and her husband Daniel Godin of Terryville, Rachel Sperduti of Mashpee, Mass., and great-granddaughter Mia Lee of Middleborough, Mass. Alexander was predeceased by his wife Cecelia (Dzioba) Sperduti, two brothers, Vincent Sperduti and John Sperduti and two sisters, Mary Costa Buzzi and Alice Wilson.
Funeral rites for Alexander will be held Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 11 a.m. from the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Ave., New Britain. Committal service and final resting place will be in St. Mary Cemetery, 1141 Stanley St., New Britain. Relatives and friends may call at the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association
or any chosen charity. To extend condolences to the Sperduti family or to share a memory of Alexander, please visit SHAKERFUNERALHOME.COM.