Antonio Cotillo, Jr.

Obituary of Antonio Cotillo, Jr.

Antonio “Tony” Cotillo, Jr., 76, died Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in Providence, RI after a sudden injury on Monday, August 20, 2018 his 76th Birthday.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years Cynthia (Adams) Cotillo of Woodstock, CT; his sister Loretta Muzekari of Philadelphia, PA; his son Antonio Cotillo, III and his wife Sherry of Houston, TX; his daughter Annette O’Neil od FL; his brother in law Jeff Adams of FL; his step daughter Angie Trahan and her husband Robert of LA; his stepson Stephen Woodard and his wife Christine of LA; his adopted son in spirit Noah Elliott of Thompson, CT and also a very special friend Leon Parrott. Tony leaves four children, thirteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Tony worked at Horton Furniture in Dudley, MA and at Lavoie Toyota. During his retirement he was employed by Pratt Trucking in Webster, MA. Tony was a Vietnam Veteran and carried that burden daily. He was a man who simply loved people and was always ready to offer help to anyone in need. He will be greatly missed and always loved by the many friends he made.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Westview Health Care in Dayville, CT for his rehab care and also his special friend nurse Judy who was a special person to him. We also wish to thank all the medical staff of the VA Hospitals Tony was in and all the tireless efforts they give to all Veterans in their care.

The family wishes that donations be made to a favorite Veterans organization or a group of their choice. There are No Calling Hours or Services. Smith and Walker Funeral Home in Putnam, CT is in charge of arrangements.

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