He was the beloved husband of Helene S. Quinn DiDonato.
Ted was born in Ansonia on Oct. 9, 1936, son of the late Theodore and Julia Sabetta DiDonato. A lifelong resident of Ansonia, he was the former owner of Hillcrest Fuel in Ansonia and proudly served the community for more than 60 years, until he turned the reigns over to his son Matthew.
He served in the U.S. National Guard and enjoyed fishing, golfing and traveling to Maine and Cape Cod.
In addition to his wife Helene, he is survived by sons, Theodore N. DiDonato of Ansonia and Matthew DiDonato (Carole) of Orange, cherished grandchildren, Peter J. DiDonato and Sandra J. DiDonato of Orange and Julia D. DiDonato of Ansonia, sisters, Arlene Varsane and Marie Tinari of FL and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may greet the family on Thursday May 28, 2015, from 5-7 pm in the chapel of the SPINELLI-RICCIUTI/BEDNAR-OSIECKI FUNERAL HOME, 62 Beaver Street in Ansonia.
At 7:00 pm, a funeral service in celebration of Bud’s life will take place with Deacon Richard Renker officiating.
Interment will be private in Cape Cod.
To send an act of sympathy, visit www.spinelliricciutifh.com.