NORWALK, Conn. – Marion Dagon D’Amato, 93, died Sunday, Oct. 18 at Norwalk Hospital.
She was born Sept. 9, 1922, in Kearney, N.J. In her early years, she had to manage and run Vic’s Luncheonette on First Street in East Norwalk while her husband, Victor, was serving in the Korean War. Following the war, she was employed at Voltarc Tubes and Electric Regulator.
For many years, she was a volunteer for the Family & Children Services. She was a lifelong New York Yankees fan, an avid New York Giants fan and rarely missed a televised Notre Dame football game.
She is survived by her children Dennis (Sally) D’Amato and Christine (Patrick) Lowery; one grandson; two great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law; two nieces; and three nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Victor J. D’Amato; her parents, Lillian (Tobey) and William Dagon; son Vicky; one sister; one granddaughter; a sister-in-law; four brothers-in-law; and two nephews.
A wake will be conducted from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave., Norwalk. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Jerome Church, 23 Half Mile Road, Norwalk, with burial to follow at St. John Cemetery in Norwalk.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association - Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut, 200 Executive Blvd., Suite 4B, Southington, CT 06489, or online here; to STAR, Inc., 182 Wolfpit Ave., Norwalk, CT 06851; to ElderHouse, 7 Lewis St., Norwalk, CT 06851; or to a charity of one’s choice.
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