Elmo John Astor, 76, of Birchwood Drive, New Milford, died March 17 at New Milford Hospital. He was the widower of Lillian del Valle Astor.

Mr. Astor was born Aug. 25, 1928, in New York City, son of the late Manuel and Berta (Mendoza) Astor.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy . He spent his early life in New York City and moved to New Milford in 1970 from Bronx, N.Y.

He retired as a supervisor in 1993 from
Rapid Electric Company , Brookfield, after 41 years of service.

Mr. Astor is survived by two sons, Jeffery of New Milford and Elmo of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a daughter,
Janis Astor del Valle of Bronx; two brothers, Manuel Jr. and Raymond; three sisters, Nancy O'Rourke , Magdalena, and Laura; five grandchildren, James Cummings , Yvonne, Tennille, Jacqueline and Christine; and a great-grandson, Julian Astor Marques.


The Lillis Funeral Home of New Milford was in charge of arrangements.