Enrico Ferrante
Enrico Ferrante
  • September 2, 1936 - August 10, 2017
  • Danbury, Connecticut

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Enrico Ferrante Sr. of Danbury, CT passed away on August 10, 2017 at Danbury Hospital. He was 80 years old. Enrico was born September 2,1936 in Ripi, Italy, son of the late Orlando and Maria (Cortina) Ferrante. Enrico left Italy to go to Venezuela where he became a horse trainer. He later moved to the United States where he worked as the Meat Manager at Pantry Pride and later served as a Police Officer for the Danbury Police Dept. He enjoyed soccer, playing bocce, horse races, poker and loved Bugs Bunny and he was a member of the Amerigo Vespucci Lodge in Danbury. He was a kind and caring man who will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his beloved wife Louisa of Danbury, his daughter Sabrina Ferrante of Danbury, his son Enrico Ferrante Jr. and his wife Martha of New Milford and three grandchildren; Valerie, Aiden and Alec, a brother Victor Ferrante and a sister Angela DeLucia.

Friends may call at the Green Funeral Home located at 57 Main St., Danbury on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 5:30 to 8: 00 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter Church in Danbury, interment will follow at St. Peter Cemetery.

The family would like contributions to be made in his name to: The American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.