Vincent Barillaro, 80, had owned restaurant

Vincent Barillaro, 80, died Sept. 24 at theTorrington Health and Rehab Center. He was the husband of Irene (Muller) Barillaro.

He was born Aug. 14, 1933, in Italy, a son of the late Teresa (Cavalleri) and Dominic Barillaro. He came to the U.S. in 1949.

He was employed by O&G Industries and later owned the Capital Restaurant in Torrington. After closing the restaurant, he worked for Warrenton Woolen Mill for 20 years and Tri Rotors in Torrington for 21 years before his retirement.

He was an avid gardener, and made his own wine and sausages. He was a member of the Foresters, Germania and Veneta clubs.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Karl Barillaro, and his wife, Jane, of New Milford; two daughters, Teresa Kaplan, and her husband, Robert, and Carol DeAngelo, and her husband, Joseph, of Torrington; and six grandchildren, Sara and Joshua Kaplan, Marissa and Jordan DeAngelo, and Nicholas and Jennifer Barillaro.

Burial was in Hillside Cemetery in Torrington.

The Phalen Funeral Home in Torrington was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Center for Cancer Care, 200 Kennedy Drive, Torrington CT 06790.