PROSPECT — Mr. William D. Tedesco, age 61, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011 at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury. Mr. Tedesco was born on Aug. 3, 1950, in Waterbury, son of Gloria L. (Rossi) Tedesco and the late Vincent J. Tedesco.

He was a graduate of Crosby High School. He worked for AB&F Sheet Metal Products for more than 15 years. Bill was a kind, likable man who was everyone’s friend. He enjoyed being around family and friends, making homemade wine, canning vegetables and eating good food. He lived on a farm in Prospect and loved all of his animals, especially his dogs. He had antique cars and entered his antique tractor in the Prospect parade and liked riding motorcycles. He was a member of the VFW Post 8075 in Prospect.

In addition to his mother, Gloria, Bill is survived by his sister, Cindy Tedesco of Waterbury; his nieces and nephew, Nicole L. Tedesco, Jason V. Robles Sr. and Emily A. Tedesco, as well as three grandnephews and one grandniece.

A funeral will be held on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. from the Maiorano Funeral Home, 95 Willow St., Waterbury, to SS. Peter and Paul Church for a Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 4 to 7 p.m.

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