CORONATO Angelo (Bill) A. Coronato, 90, of Port St. Lucie, FL, died January 2, 2011 at his home. Born in Long Island, NY, Bill was a resident of Port St. Lucie for seven years, moving from Trumbull. Bill was a graduate of Styvesand High School, Bronx, NY; the U.S. Naval School, Cornell University, the University of Bridgeport, earning his Mechanical Engineering Degree and Yale University
, earning his Master of Engineering Degree in 1957. During World War II
Mr. Coronato served in the U.S. Navy
. Prior to retirement, he was a Chief Design Engineer for Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, for 35 years. He was President and CEO of RCM Technology from which he retired at the age of 76. He was one of the original founders of American Helicopter Society. His many hobbies included fishing, hunting, golfing and boating. He was commander of Housatonic River Sail and Power Squadron. Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Mary Helen Coronato of Port St. Lucie, FL; his children Charlene Coronato of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Dianne (David) Franklin of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Laurence (Joan) Coronato of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; five grandchildren Jenifer (Jeff) Lutheran of Connecticut Leo (Julie) Breault, Jr. of St. Louis, MO, Bert Ammons, Kevin Coronato, William Ammons of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; great-grandchildren Leo Breault, III, Carley Lutheran, Courtney Lutheran and a host of nieces and nephews. Friends and family may call Friday, January 7, 2011 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Aycock Funeral Home in Port St. Lucie, FL. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, January 7, 2011, 12:00 Noon at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Port St. Lucie, Fl. Burial will follow at Rolling Oaks Cemetery, Port St. Lucie, FL. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Treasure Coast Hospice, 5000 Dunn Road, Fort Pierce, FL 34981, or on-line at www.TCHospice.org
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, PO Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38148-0142. Arrangements are entrusted to Aycock Funeral Home, port St. Lucie, FL. Please visit and sign our guest register book at www.aycockportstlucie.com.