Obituary of Anthony C. Neri
Retired Owner and Operator of Neri Advertising Anthony C. Neri, age 93, of Stratford, retired owner and operator of Neri Advertising, died on Thursday, June 2, 2005 in Bridgeport Hospital. Born in Brooklyn, New York on June 11, 1911, he was a son of the late Bruno and Lillian Neri. A former resident of Bridgeport and Fairfield before moving to Stratford, he was a member of the Toast Master International, the B.P.O.E. #36 and a volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America. In 1972 Mr. Neri proudly received his B. A. from the University of New Haven. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Helen Franzo Neri, a son, Anthony S. Neri and his wife, Joyce of Newtown, two daughters, Gloria Melli and her husband, Michael and Rosanne Neri and William E. Weissauer, all of Stratford, a daughter-in-law, Susan Neri of Fairfield, grandchildren, Jennifer Olimpieri and her husband, Carl, Anthony P. Neri, Alan Unger, Rachel Brochu and her husband, Eugene, Jeremy K. Saladyga, Ian A. Saladyga, Michael Melli, Jr. and his wife, Ann, Karen Ferraro and her husband, Albert and Lisa DiNardo and her husband, Peter, thirteen great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral Information Funeral services will take place on Saturday, June 4, 2005 at 8:00 a.m. from the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull, and at 9:00 a.m. in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Fairfield for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Friends may call on Friday from 4-8 p.m. Donations Information In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hiram Lodge 318, P. O. Box 526, Sandy Hook, CT 06482.