SHELTON, Conn. - Dominic A. Autuori of Shelton died Oct. 18. He was 90.
Autuori was born April 19, 1923, in Bridgeport, son of Martin and Rose Ascolese Autuori. He served in the United States Army during World War II, stationed in Hawaii. He graduated from Fairfield University with degrees in teaching and mathematics. He began his teaching career at Fairfield Prep and also taught in the Trumbull School District for 35 years until his retirement in 1985. He then became a certified locksmith and volunteered his time repairing locks for various schools, businesses and friends.
Autuori is survived by his wife, Rose; children, Dominic A. (Skip) Autuori Jr. of Woodmont, Edmund Autuori (Susan) of West Hartford, Terri Dudal (Steve) of Trumbull and Paul Autuori of Middletown; five grandchildren; brother, Martin Autuori Jr. of Bridgeport; sister, Carne Stasolla of Fairfield; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; brother, Vincent Autuori; sisters-in-law, Rose Autuori and Lillian Autuori; and brother-in-law, Nicholas Stasolla.
Calling hours are Monday, Oct. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Galello-Luchansky Funeral Home, 2220 Main St., Stratford. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. directly in St. Catherine of Siena Church, 220 Shelton Road where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Msgr. Richard J. Shea. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery Trumbull with full military honors.
Donations in Autuori's memory may be made to The Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter 2075 Silas Deane Highway Rocky Hill, CT 06067.
For more information, please visit: www.galellofuneralhome.com