NAUGATUCK — Samuel J. Ippolito passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021, at his home. He was the husband of the late Marie Ippolito, who died on Jan. 16, 2016.
Mr. Ippolito was born Sept. 7, 1941, in Clifton Springs, N.Y., the son of the late Salvatore and Doryce (Wheaton) Ippolito. He served in the U.S. Army, First Infantry Division, from August 1962 to August 1964. He attended Monroe Community College for two years and received an associate’s degree in accounting. He also attended ESF at Syracuse University, where he received his bachelor’s in wood products engineering. He worked in the lumber business for Wicks Lumber and Grossman Lumbar. He later worked for the Farrel Corporation in Ansonia for over 24 years in senior product planning. After his retirement, he became a nursing assistant with Alzheimer’s patients at Emeritus in Amity for several years.
Mr. Ippolito is survived by his children, Joan Reilly and her husband, Tim, of Naugatuck, Arthur Ippolito and his wife, Vitoria, of Naugatuck; his brother, Charles and his wife, Luann, of Rochester, N.Y.; his sister, Lucinda “Cindy” Brimacomb and her husband, Richard, of Rochester, N.Y.; his nine grandchildren; as well as many friends in Rochester, N.Y., Morgan, Vt., and Connecticut. In addition to his parents and his wife, he is predeceased by his brother, Ronald.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, June 28, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St., Naugatuck. Friends are asked to meet directly at church. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. The Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck is assisting with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Seymour Lake Association, PO Box 36, Morgan, VT 95853.
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