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Adrian Phillip Antonelle

September 4, 1925 ~ April 11, 2021 (age 95)


Adrian Antonelle, 95, passed away on April 11, 2021 peacefully at home in Bristol. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth (Bailey) Antonelle.

He was born in Plainville, a son of the late Earnest and Vera Antonelle.

Adrian was a veteran of World War II having served honorably as a staff sergeant in the US Army Air Forces where he was the recipient of the WWII Victory Medal, American Theater Campaign Medal, and EAME Campaign Medal with 2 Bronze Stars. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Disabled American Veterans.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters: Andrea and her husband Dr. Andre Kaplan, and Vivian Green both of Plainville; his sister: Corinne Bellingham and her husband Duane of Cape Cod and his grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Drew Antonelle and sister Elaine Pittman.

Memorial donations can be made in Adrian's name to the Disabled American Veterans, Department of Connecticut, 80 Hall Avenue, Suite 801, Meriden, CT 06450.

Services and burial with military honors at St. Joseph Cemetery in Plainville will be private. Services have been entrusted to the Bailey Funeral Home of Plainville. Leave a message of remembrance at

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