• Abilio P. Amor
    November 20,2013
     

    Abilio P. Amor

    Abilio P. Amor

    BARRE — Abilio P. “Bill” Amor, 92, of Waterman Street, died Sunday night, Nov. 17, 2013, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington. His sister Ana was with him at his bedside.

    Born June 29, 1921, in Barre, he was the son of Abilio and Maria Luisa (Bedia) Amor. He attended Barre schools and graduated from Spaulding High School in 1939.

    Following graduation, Bill attended a machinist trade school in Quoddy, Maine, and was employed at Cone Automatic in Windsor.

    From October 1943 to May of 1946, he served with the United States Navy.

    Following his military discharge, he followed his machinist career at the Lane Manufacturing Co. in Montpelier, the Rock of Ages Corp. and the Sprague Electric Co. He later worked at the Trow and Holden Co., retiring in 1986.

    His memberships included the MacKenzie-Webster Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 790, the Barre American Legion Post 10, the Barre Canadian Club, the Granite Masonic Lodge 35, and he was very active in the Barre Senior Center.

    He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, wood crafts, basket weaving and the out-of-doors.

    On June 1, 2013, the Amor family reunion was held at North Beach in Burlington. Bill was proud to be honored as the oldest family member present. This was hosted by two of his grandnieces.

    Survivors include his sister Ana Cumming, with whom he made his home for many years; and his brother, Raymond Amor, of Frederick, Md.; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews.

    Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters Dolores “Lola” Rioux, Petra Calcagni, Esperanza Warnke, Louisa Puricelli and Anita Bailey.

    Bill’s life will be honored and celebrated Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal).

    Burial will follow in the Hope Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the outreach program, Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal), 39 Washington St., Barre, VT 05641.

    The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre, is in charge of the arrangements.

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