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Dominic Magliaro Sr., 87, Of Danbury, Retired Amphenol Corporation Employee

Dominic Magliaro Sr.
Dominic Magliaro Sr. Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

DANBURY, Conn. - Dominic Magliaro, Sr. of Danbury died Feb. 21. He was 87.

Magliaro was born June. 13, 1926, in Pratola Serra, Avellino, Italy, and was the son of Antonio and Alessandra (Galdo) Magliaro. He arrived in America in 1949, and settled in Danbury, taking on several jobs including employment at the El Dorado Restaurant, owned by his aunt and uncle, Mary and Felipe Larriccia. He received training as a machinist at Henry Abbott Technical School and was employed as a machinist with the Amphenol Corporation for over 30 years until his retirement. Dominic was a parishioner of St. Peter Church, Danbury.

Magliaro is survived by his wife, Clementina (Morlando) Magliaro; sons, Antonio (Sandro) Magliaro Okla., Gerard Magliaro (Sindi); daughter, Marie (Magliaro) Jowdy (James); son-in-law, Charles Van Zanten; and eight grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; son, Dominic Magliaro Jr.; and daughter, Frances (Magliaro) Van Zanten.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 at St. Peter Church, Danbury, with the Reverend Gregg Mecca, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Dominic Magliaro Jr. Educational Scholarship Trust Fund, c/o Union Savings Bank, 226 Main Street, Danbury.

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