Obituary: Walter Thomas Ambrogi, III
Walter Thomas Ambrogi III, of Nashville, Tenn. passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 after a valiant battle with cancer.
Ambrogi was born in Patterson, NJ on Feb. 15, 1953. He attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and remained an avid Big Orange fan his entire life. He loved all sports, fishing, camping, and spending time with children. He was a Boy Scoutmaster and a girls' basketball head coach at St. Bernard. He was co-owner and head chef of Ambrosia Catering in Nashville for almost two decades.
He is survived by children Michael Thomas Ambrogi, Nashville,Tenn. and Maria (Prescott) Ambrogi Weldon, Abingdon, Va. and beloved grandson Jackson Fields Weldon. He is also survived by loving parents Walter and Mildred Ambrogi, Franklin, Tenn; sisters Mary (Gary) Mitchell, Thompson Station, Tenn. and Roseann (Mark) Elliott, Spring Hill, Tenn.; and life-long partner Sandy Ambrogi, Nashville, Tenn. He is also survived by 10 nieces and nephews and numerous great nieces and nephews.
Visitation is on Thursday Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Henry's Catholic Church, 6401 Harding Rd., Nashville, 37205. Funeral mass follows at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Walt has asked that memorials be made to the Family Life Center, 1716 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville, 37208 where he so generously donated his time and talents.
Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 615-794-2289, www.williamsonmemorial.com.
Arrangements are by Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin, Tenn. 09/12/13, Williamson Herald
Posted on: 9/24/2013