Francis Joseph "Frank" Amarante , 72, of Wallingford, passed away on Wednesday, September 15th at MidState Medical Center. He was born in New Haven on September 11, 1949, the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Ruotolo) Amarante. He was the beloved husband of Susan J. Amarante. Frank graduated from Wilcox Technical School in 1968 and went on to join the local Carpenter's Union, of which he was a lifelong member. He worked as an assistant project manager for the state of Connecticut for 33 years. Frank was an avid car enthusiast, mechanic, and master carpenter. He loved animals and enjoyed the company of his many pets. In addition to his wife, Susan, Frank is survived by his son, Troy Amarante, his son, James Amarante and daughter-in-law Daniela Flores, as well as his beloved cat, Annie. He is also survived by his sister, brother, and sister-in-law, as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Frank's family will receive relatives and friends in The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main St. Ext., Wallingford, on Monday, September 20th from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM immediately followed by a funeral service. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Connecticut Humane Society. www.wallingfordfh.com
Published by The Record-Journal from Sep. 18 to Sep. 19, 2021.