Allen J. Ambrosio, 54, of Norwich, passed away unexpectedly on Tueday, March 12, 2013 at his home.
Allen was born in Paterson, NJ on April 21, 1958 the son of James and Mary Northey Ambrosio. He grew up in Bergen County where he attended school and in Feb. of 1976 entered the United States Navy where he served his country until his honorable discharge. Following his military service, Allen traveled with the carnival's in the southern states and in 1993 moved to the Norwich area. He had worked for the Label Gallery, CWS, P&G and Chenango Memorial Hospital. On Aug, 2, 2002 in Sherburne he married Tammy S. Lowe.
Allen was a caring and loving man who enjoyed his family and at times could be quite opinionated. He enjoyed his hunting and fishing and was a student of the American Indian Art.
Allen is survived by his wife Tammy of Norwich, his mother Mary Ambrosio of Coventry, his sons Joshua Copeland and Aubrey Ambrosio of Oneida, his step-children Matthew Walrod of Coventry, Edwin Walrod of Norwich and Natasha Walrod of South New Berlin. Also surviving are his sisters Cynthia Crowe and husband Robert of Greene, Dawn Grogan and husband Bernard of NJ, his brothers Joseph Ambrosio of Coventry, Richard Ambrosio of NJ and his step-grandchildren Hailee and Matthew Walrod, Landon Layman-Walrod and Selena Decker.
A funeral service for Allen will be held on Friday, March 22, at 11:00 am from the R.J.Fahy Funeral Home. The Rev. Brian Conover, Pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church of Norwich will officiate.
Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
Friends may call at the R.J.Fahy FUneral Home on Friday from 10:00 am until the time of the service at 11.