Obituary: Antonio Nicoletti, 82


Bristol – Mr. Antonio Nicoletti, 82, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 7, 2020, at Ingraham Manor in Bristol.  He was the husband of Frances (Valentino) Nicoletti.  Antonio was born March 26, 1937, in Anitrella, Province of Frosinone, Italy, son of the late Umberto and Anna Nicoletti.  In his early years he was a mason and later in life he opened up La Famiglia Italian Deli in Bristol.  He enjoyed good food, gardening, Las Vegas, the New York Yankees and UConn basketball.  He was a dedicated father and grandfather, who loved watching his sons and grandchildren play sports and spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife, Frances, of 58 years, he is survived by three sons, Anthony Nicoletti of Bristol, his children, Gino and Anthony; Peter Nicoletti and his wife Jamie of Burlington, their children, Gabriela and Michael; and Richard Nicoletti and his wife Karol of Burlington, their children, Elisabeth, Richard and Alexander; one great grandson, Anthony.

Antonio was one of 10 siblings, he is survived by his brother, Loreto Nicoletti and his sister, Giovanna Patrizzi.  He was predeceased by seven other siblings.

We would like to thank the caregivers and doctors at Bristol Hospital Cancer Care Center and Ingraham Manor.   Services will be private.

Funeral services are private.  Scott Funeral Home 169 Main St., Terryville is assisting the family with arrangements.


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