Eugene J. Caramante, 81 years old, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2016 at Jane Brown Hospital in Providence. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Santaniello) Caramante of 57 years. He was born in Providence and received his Bachelor Degree in 1956 from Rhode Island School of Design. Upon graduation, he moved to Connecticut and resided there for 60 years. He worked at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford as a Design Engineer and was promoted to Manager for Pratt & Whitney in Southington, CT.
Gene loved fishing , hunting, cooking, camping, was an avid photographer, a master in oil, acrylic and watercolor painting, a member of Ellington Singers, and was a member of the Army National Guard.
Gene is survived by his wife, Barbara, and four children and their spouses; David and Miriam Caramante of Jacksonville Florida, Donna and Joseph Telfer of Binghamton, NY , Steven and Julie Caramante of Friendswood, Texas, Bruce and Marty Caramante of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. He also leaves 13 grandchildren and 9 nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his sister, Carol Dyson. Gene was the brother of the late Daniel Caramante.
Gene was a member of St. Mathews in Tolland and St. Lukes in Ellington, CT. A Celebration Mass of Christian Burial will be private at the request of the family.
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Eugene James Caramante
September 7, 1934 - August 29, 2016
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