Louis 'Sonny' Raymond Angelo, 88, of Hamden, passed away on April 5, 2011. Born in New Haven on Feb. 6, 1923, he was a son of the late Frank & Pauline Ferucci Angelo. He was the husband of Lillian J. Platino Angelo. Lou was the former owner of Parkway Package Store & co-owner of Robert Lewis Real Estate, with his son Robert who predeceased him. Besides his wife, Lou is survived by his daughter, Judith Johnson & her husband David of Old Saybrook, daughter in-law Lori & her husband Robert Viets of Hamden and his grandchildren that he was very proud of, Kimberly Kelly, Michele Mathews, Dana White & Christopher Angelo. He loved to hear stories about his great grandchildren, Liam, Nathan, Morgan, Ryan & Madeline. Lou also leaves his sister, Gloria Possidente & her husband Al of Hamden & several nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, John, Mack, Frank & Albert & sisters, Molly, Mary & Dolly. Lou had the gift of gab and had a story about everyone & everything. He was a real Charmer. He loved to golf, cook & was a terrific dancer, which is how he meet his wife of 66 years. Lou's family would like to thank the nurses & techs on SLA2 & ICU at St. Raphael's & Hospice. Funeral Services will be private. Arrangements are in care of BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden.

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  1. Sorry to hear of the passing of Louis. As you said he was indeed a charmer, always with a smile and just a pleasure to see. He was a fixture in the center of town, a great contributor to Hamden. My best wishes to family and friends of Louis.

  2. Lil,Judy,and family, We can’t begin to express how much Lou has meant to us. He was such a positive influence in helping to shape Donald’s business career. We will always cherish the fond memories of all our shared times together(Chuck’s Steakhouse, Hawthorne Inn, our many visits to your home, and participation in important family events). Lou was such a personality and a genuine supporter and mentor. He will always be a part of our fondest memories. Donald and Marie Camerato

  3. So sad to read of Lou’s death. He always was thoughtful and kind. He often talked about cooking for his dear wife Lil and family. I had the pleasure of knowing this fine man. deepest sympathies.

  4. I looked forward to meeting him flying around in his litte .puddle jumper.. He was always so jolly, so happy to see you, and full of compliments. We’ll all geatly miss him. God Bless, Emma

  5. The day before I read the Obituary Peggie & I were driving by Washington Ave in Hamden and I said I wonder how Lil and Lou are doing. We have fond memories of Lou and his smile as we shared our business experiences. May he rest in peace. Mike & Peggie

  6. Lil, it was an honor and pleasure to have been aquainted with Lou over the years – so upbeat, always a smile, congenial and fun to chat with. May he rest in peace. Warm regards, Jim & Linda Nugent.

  7. Dear Lil, Judy, Lori & Family, My fondest memories of Lou began when I worked with him and Bob as a real estate broker. I truly appreciated all of the knowledge and experience they shared with me. When I moved on to become Tax Collector and Lou came to Town Hall he always stopped by to brighten my day with his smile and cheerful greeting. Most recently I got to visit him during his stay in Arden House and we shared our memories of the .good old days.. May you find comfort in the love he had for all of you. Lou will be fondly remembered by all who knew him, I will keep him in my prayers. With Sincere Sympathy

  8. Dear Lillian, Judy and family, On behalf of Eva and Joe Widger, Kathy Widger and family and Pat Faris and family, we would like to extend our condolences.

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