Beatrice Farinella Amadeo, 79, of 9 Countryside Circle, Northford, passed away Monday, September 8, 2011 at the Skyview Center, Wallingford. She was the wife of the late Anthony “Tony” Amadeo. Born in Manhattan, NY on September 20, 1931; a daughter of the late Peter and Dora Soffer Farinella. Beatrice and her late husband were the former owners and operators of Woodbridge True Value Hardware in Woodbridge. She was a member of the North Branford Senior Center; was an avid bowler in her earlier years in Woodbridge; enjoyed playing cards, scrabble and watching game shows. Mother of Salvatore (Remy) Amadeo of New Haven, Peter (Jane) Amadeo, Catherine (Peter) Saunders all of Northford, Doralee Amadeo of North Branford, Toni (Mike) DeLuca of Avon. Sister of Salvatore (Norma) Farinella of L.I. New York and the late Frances Conant. Sister-in-law of Charlie Conant of North Branford. Also survived by nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to the nurses and staff at the Skyview Center for all the comfort and care given to Beatrice.
Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Monday morning at 11:00. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Therese Church, North Haven at 11:30 AM. Interment will follow in Northford Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Sunday from 4 to 8 PM. Should friends desire memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2080 Silas Deane Hwy., Rocky Hill CT 06067.