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Mariano H. (Scionti) Shonti, 96, was born on January 25, 1920 and passed away on July 11, 2016. He was the husband of the late Arlene Hube Shonti and the son of the late Sebastian Scionti and Concetta Didato Scionti. He lived in Windsor and Windsor Locks for many years before moving back to Cromwell, where he grew up. Mariano was employed by the Carpenters Local 43 for many years and retired as a carpenter from the American School for the Deaf in 1986. During World War II he served in the US Army, 771st Tank Battalion in European Campaigns in Central Europe - the Battle of Ardennes and Rhineland. Mariano leaves a son, Richard Shonti and wife Marge of Windsor Locks; a daughter, Edith Heeber of Enfield; grandchildren, Anthony Shonti, William R. Heeber, Taryn Heeber-Doody and her husband John Doody; great- grandchildren, Timothy Philbin and Cameron Doody; great great-grandson, Jace William Hellyar-Doody; and many nieces and nephews, especially Angie and Edward LaBarage, with whom he made his home. He also leaves a dear friend, Lois White. He was predeceased by a brother, Paul Scionti of Westbrook; five sisters, Rose Salvatore, Anna SaIonia, Mary Scionti, Minnie Scionti, all of Cromwell and June Ferrero of Kensington; and his son-in-law, William H. Heeber. His funeral service with military honors will be held at Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home, 443 East St. N., Suffield at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 16, 2016 with calling hours prior to the service from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Special Olympics Connecticut c/o Windsor Locks Chapter, IMO: Mariano Shonti, 2666 State St. Suite 1, Hamden, CT 06517 and The Shriners Hospitals for Children, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104.

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