Enrico F. Lepore, 84, of Bristol, CT, beloved husband of Mary Lou Lepore, passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021 surrounded by family. He was born on August 30, 1937, son of the late Louise and Cosimo Lepore. He grew up in Plainville and graduated from E.C. Goodwin Technical High School. He worked for B&L Tool and Machine Co. for over 55 years as a Tool and Die Maker/Wire EDM Programmer/Operator.
He enjoyed gardening, yardwork, bird watching and was a train and locomotive enthusiast. He could repair anything and worked wonders with his hands as a skilled craftsman. Enrico (Hank) and Mary Lou enjoyed traveling and a yearly trip to Hampton Beach, NH.
He was a member of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Bristol. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Lepore (Milosh) of Bristol, his son Brian Lepore of Farmington, daughter Kimberly Betterini of Myrtle Beach, SC, a sister, Angela Nichols of Rocky Hill, sister-in-law Betty Lepore of Boston, MA., stepdaughter Melanie O’Connor and husband, Tom, of Northfield, granddaughter Kaleigh Perez of Bristol,and granddaughter Aubrey Betterini and grandson Rick Betterini both of Myrtle Beach, SC and step grandchildren Robert Cocchiola, David Berroa, Tyler Berroa, Kaitlyn Ryan, and Armani Alexander and several great grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by the mother of his children, Patricia Lepore, son Randall Lepore, grandson Randall Betterini, brother Al Lepore, and stepdaughter Kimberly Cocchiola and his precious feline pet, Cocoa of 17 years.
Calling hours are 5-7 p.m. on Monday, November 22 at Bailey’s Funeral Home, 48 Broad Street, Plainville, CT. Church Service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Good Shepherd Church, 851 Stafford Avenue, Bristol, CT. Donations may be made to the Animal Rescue Foundation, Terryville, CT. The Bailey Funeral Home of Plainville has been entrusted with the arrangements. To leave a message of remembrance, please visit www.bailey-funeralhome.com.
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