Salvatore John Iritano, 84, of Farmington, died peacefully on Dec. 16, 2012 after battling a long illness. Known as Sam, he was born on March 21, 1928 in East Boston, MA. Sam dedicated his life to his family. He was a loving father, brother, husband, son and grandfather. An avid participant and contributor in Farmington politics, he always fought for the interests of its citizens. A resident for almost 52 years, he was past chairman of the Board of Education in Farmington, co-founder and former president of the Farmington Tax Payers Association, and served on the Republican Town Committee. He served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. And he owned his company, Woodland Insurance, for many years. He was one of six children to the late Joseph and Anna Iritano. Sam is predeceased by his sister Phyllis Hoyt, his beloved son Robert Iritano, and his loving wife Joan Iritano. He leaves behind his daughters Deborah MacCary of Castle Rock, CO and Diane Jacobs of Littleton, CO, his son Steven Iritano of Farmington, CT, 7 granddaughters and 2 grandsons. He also leaves 4 sisters, Katherine Cappezuto, Grace Iritano, Dorothy Canderliere, and Lorraine Iritano Manis. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St, Rt. 4, Unionville, on Tuesday (Jan. 8) from 5:00-8:00pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Wednesday (Jan. 9) at 10:00am in the Church of St. Patrick, 110 Main St., Farmington followed by burial in Riverside Cemetery, Farmington. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the families of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in Newtown, CT. Checks can be mailed to Sandy Hook School Support Fund c/o Newtown Savings Bank, 39 Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470. For more information, please contact United Way of Western Connecticut 203-792-5330.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 5:00-8:00pmFuneral Service
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 10:00am Church of St. Patrick - FarmingtonBurial
Riverside Cemetery in FarmingtonMemorial Contribution
Sandy Hook School Support Fund c/o Newtown Savings Bank, 39 Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470. For more information, please contact United Way of Western Connecticut 203-792-5330.