Henry A. Armata, 95ADAMS, Mass. — Henry A. Armata, 95, of 2 Clifford Lane died Friday morning, Jan. 10, 2014, at his home.
Born in Adams on April 16, 1918, a son of Joseph and Margaret Pas Armata, he attended Adams schools, including the former Adams High School.
An Army veteran of World War II, he served with Company B, 61st Engineer Combat Battalion, in the European Theater, until his honorable discharge as a corporal in 1945.
Mr. Armata last worked at the former Sprague Electric Co. in North Adams, retiring in 1983. Earlier, he had worked at the former Berkshire Fine Spinning Associates.
He was a communicant of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church,where he served as an usher for many years. He was a member the St. Stanislaus Kostka Society, American Legion Post 160 and the former PNA Drum Corps.
He is survived by his godchildren, Mary Roy of Windsor and Katherine Caffrey of Dalton, as well as many other nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
He was predeceased by his sisters, Jessie Wojtaszek and Mary Ann Sibbio, and by his brothers, Julian, Edward, Roman and Bernard Armata.
FUNERAL NOTICE — The funeral for Mr. Armata will be Wednesday, Jan. 15, at 11:30 a.m. from Paciorek Funeral Home, 13 Hoosac St., Adams, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 12:30 p.m. in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, celebrated by the Rev. Daniel J. Boyle, pastor of the Parish of Blessed John Paul. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, Jan. 14, from 4 to 6 at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to St. Stanislaus School, 108 Summer St., Adams, MA 01220, or to Adams Post 160 American Legion, 160 Forest Park Ave., Adams, MA 01220.