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“I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Armand. He was a very kind person and wonderful to me and my family over the years. My sincere...Read More »
1 of 28 | Posted by: Carol Ewing - Clifton Park, NY

“My deepest sympathy goes out to the family and friends of Armand. I will greatly miss the annual banter, quick wit, and sarcasm exchanged every tax...Read More »
2 of 28 | Posted by: Joseph Krug - Buffalo, NY

“My deepest sympathies to Carol and her family. Love, Dorothy Mitchell ”
3 of 28 | Posted by: Dorothy Mitchell - Dennis, MA

“Janice and family we are sorry for your loss and our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. ”
4 of 28 | Posted by: Robert & Kathy Palmateer - NY

“Our deepest sympathy goes out to you. Janice, and your family. You all are in our thoughts & prayers. ”
5 of 28 | Posted by: Nick & Sherry DeMarco - Glenville, NY

“Sorry to learn of Armand's passing. He was a good friend. My condolence to all of his family. ”
6 of 28 | Posted by: Thomas J Flanagan - Halfmoon, NY

“Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers regarding the loss of Armand. The Zincone Family ”
7 of 28 | Posted by: Michael Zincone - Glenmoore, PA

“It's always been a running joke in our family that I've known Armand longer than my husband of 25 years! Michael and I (and our son for the first...Read More »
8 of 28 | Posted by: Phyllis Whittam - Wilton, NY

“Carol - My deepest sympathy to you, your children and grand-children. You are in my prayers at this sad time. Kathy Garofalo ”
9 of 28 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry to hear of his passing away. Very fond memories of when I grew up next to him in Clifton Knolls. I'm sure he will be missed, but will be with...Read More »
10 of 28 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Carol, Mary Ellen and I pass along our deepest condolences to you and the rest of the extended Garofalo family. Keeping you in our prayers. ”
11 of 28 | Posted by: Keith Hassett - Bear, DE

“Please accept our deepest condolences. David and Dawn Francis ”
12 of 28 | Posted by: David Francis - Mechanicville, NY

“Condolences to Carol, Karen Brian and Janice on the loss of Armand. My memories of Armand are from the 60's mostly: Armand and Jasper playing ping...Read More »
13 of 28 | Posted by: james garofalo - corinth, NY

“To The Garofalo Family--We were all so sorry to hear of Armand's illness and passing. We all remember him to be a great person and a very great...Read More »
14 of 28 | Posted by: Jay, Dan, Mike, and Trip Pomeroy - PA

“Dear Janice and family--We are so sorry for your loss. Armand was a wonderful man; he worked with us for years, was helpful, intelligent, and kind....Read More »
15 of 28 | Posted by: roberta armstrong - seal beach, CA

“Dear Carol and Garofalo family,With shock and surprise I read of Armond's death. I have known Armond for a long time, and on many special occasions...Read More »
16 of 28 | Posted by: Gene Dailey - Saratoga Springs,, NY

“So sorry for your loss he was a wonderful person. ”
17 of 28 | Posted by: Kathy Shaw - Malta, NY

“Condolences to Brian and the rest of the family. He will be missed ”
18 of 28 | Posted by: Jon and Val Olmer - Latham, NY

“RIP Armand, thank you for the wonderful family memories over the many years, your inspiration, guidance and most of all your friendship. More...Read More »
19 of 28 | Posted by: Kevin Hassett - East Petersburg, PA

“What a great man Armand was. Always loved seeing him come into Roccos for his gin and tonics and Jack on the rocks. Sorry for your loss. ”
20 of 28 | Posted by: Chris Scensny - NY

“RIP Armand and play unlimited golf in heaven. Your genuine sense of humor and humility will be sorely missed. ”
21 of 28 | Posted by: Peter Palmer - Clifton Park, NY

“To the family: We had the pleasure of being Armand's clients for a number of years. As you know he was a fun person to be with and we enjoyed every...Read More »
22 of 28 | Posted by: A friend

“So very sorry for your loss. ”
23 of 28 | Posted by: Art and RoseMarie DeLuke - NC

“You were a very positive influence in my life while growing up, and I was Blessed to call you my Godfather. Debbie, TJ, and Becky join me in...Read More »
24 of 28 | Posted by: Chip DeCerbo - Sebring, FL

“What a loss, Armand made the last 20 yrs of April 15th bearable for me! He always had a smile and we enjoyed many laughs, he will be missed. My...Read More »
25 of 28 | Posted by: Bruce Dedon - Alplaus, NY

“Jody and I extended our deepest condolences to the Garofalo family. During our 34 years in Clifton Park, Armand became a dear friend. Our mornings at...Read More »
26 of 28 | Posted by: John Keyser - Wake Forest, NC

“My sincere condolences to the family. Armand was a wonderful man who I enjoyed working with, both in my personal life and with the business that I...Read More »
27 of 28 | Posted by: Wendy Milavec - Ballston Lake, NY

“Dad, your living snd generous spirit will be missed at family gatherings. Who will carry the torch waiting to be served gin & tonics. You always were...Read More »
28 of 28 | Posted by: Karen Hassett - East Petersburg, PA


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Our beloved Armand U. Garofalo of Clifton Park NY and Dennis, MA passed away early Tuesday morning April 25, 2017. He was loved by his family as a husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He was also loved by so many as a friend.

Our dad was the center of our family. He loved to be surrounded by family and friends and used every opportunity to always have a yard full of guests at their Cape Cod house each summer. Of course, Armand always took the credit for the success of each gathering while sitting in his chair waiting for his next gin and tonic to be delivered to him.

He was an avid golfer and truly loved the time he spent playing at the Edison Club, Dennis Highlands and Dennis Pines golf courses with his dear friends in the morning league.

Armand received a track scholarship to attend the College of The Holy Cross, Worcester, MA. After graduating he entered the Armed Services. He met our mother Carol in 1951 and married her October 1, 1955.

From 1955 to 1988, Armand worked for New York Telephone Company. While a thirty-three-year career is not often seen anymore, his most impressive accomplishment is the establishment of Garofalo & Baldyga Tax Services in Ballston Lake, NY. Built from the ground up, Armand continued to work with his clients all the way up to this year.

We will always cherish every minute we had with him and he will be greatly missed.

He was predeceased by his loving son, Douglas Garofalo.

Armand is survived by his beloved wife, Carol Camerlengo Garofalo, whom he married on October 1, 1955; devoted children, Karen Hassett and her husband Kevin, Brian Garofalo and his wife, Lori and Janice Baldyga and her husband Todd; a daughter-in-law Christine Costa Garofalo; his adoring grandchildren, Ryan Garofalo and his wife Stephanie, Amelia Garofalo, Kri Hassett and her fiancée, Sophorn Son, Max Baldyga and Theodore Baldyga; a sister, Edith Garofalo Burns and her husband David; a cousin, Roland Garofalo; and many nieces and nephews.
A Mass will be con-celebrated on Saturday at 11am at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 569 Clifton Park Center Road, Clifton Park. Burial will be held in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at St. Edward the Confessor Church on Friday from 4 to 8 pm.
For online condolences please visit www.rossiditorofuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers the family asks you consider contributions to UIC, Douglas A. Garofalo Memorial Faculty Fellowship Fund, 303 Jefferson Hill-MC033, 929 West Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607.