Lamantini, Roy

Roy Lamantini, 76, of Farmington, beloved husband of the late Kathleen “Bonnie” (Johnston) Lamantini, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2015. Born November 3, 1939 in Hartford, he was the son of the late Julio and Benilus (Pagani) Lamantini. Prior to retiring, Roy was employed by the Town of Farmington for 37 years. He spent the majority of those years as the Superintendent of the Water Pollution Control Plant. After retiring, he worked for the Unionville Water Company. Roy was a longtime member of the Farmington Volunteer Fire Department. Roy built a house in Vermont which he loved. He also loved to take his motor home to Florida for a few months each year to escape the Connecticut winters. Roy loved cooking, especially for large family gatherings. He was always generous with his time and would help out family and friends whenever he could. His hobbies included golf, restoring antique cars, refinishing old furniture and he was fondly known as “the jack of all trades, master of none.” He will be missed by his loving family and friends. Roy is survived by his three children, Timothy A. Lamantini of Enfield, Patrick M. Lamantini and his wife Jade S. Lamantini of Unionville and Teri A. Preece and her husband William F. Preece of Cheshire, his two sisters, Rita Pazdziora of Wethersfield and Barbara Frink of Florida, his two brothers, Julio R. Lamantini and Paul Lamantini both of Farmington, five grandchildren, Deanna M. Lamantini, Timothy P. Lamantini, Kathleen F. Lamantini, Shane Caron and Seth Caron. He was predeceased by his brother, John Lamantini. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Wednesday (Dec. 2) from 9:00-10:30am. Funeral procession from The Ahern Funeral Home will be at 10:30am followed by the Funeral Liturgy in the Church of St. Patrick, 110 Main St., Farmington at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Farmington Food Pantry, 75 Main St., Farmington, CT 06032.


Lamantini, Roy

Calling Hours

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 from 9:00-10:30am

Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 11:00am in the Church of St. Patrick, Farmington


Memorial Contribution

Farmington Food Pantry, 75 Main St., Farmington, CT 06032.

6 Responses to 'Lamantini, Roy'

  1. Deborah Lamantini Taro says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Uncle Roy. Our family wishes we were able to come up to CT to support the family. Just know that we are thinking of you all and will be in our prayers.

  2. Ed Cruess says:

    Many memories of working at Westwoods for the ToF and seeing and interacting with Roy. Good person and a great personality and fun to be around. My thoughts and prayers to Tim, Pat and Teri at their loss.

  3. Joe Glanovsky says:

    So many thoughts awaken of the past working with Roy in Farmington. To few words can truly explain the loss of a loved one to his family and friends. With sympathy.

  4. Dianne and Roger Sullivan says:

    Sorry for your lost Roy was a good neighbor.

  5. Peter Lepak says:

    My deepest sympathies to Roy’s family. Many memories throughout the years with Roy while I worked in town and the volunteer fire department. Great smile

  6. Lynne Scarano Witowski says:

    Tim, Pat, Teri, Dee, Timmy, and Katie,

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all. I have many fond memories of your Dad (Grandfather) from back in the days when Tim and I were together. May your memories ease your sorrow.


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