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Amiel J. McCall

July 31,1936 ~ January 11, 2019

Amiel Joseph McCall, 82, died peacefully in his sleep January 11, 2019 at his home in Rowayton, CT. His funeral service was on January 16th at St. Matthew Church in Norwalk, CT, followed by internment at St. John’s Cemetery in Norwalk, CT.

He preferred to be called Joe, and was born on July 31,1936 in Maxton, NC, the youngest child of John and Emily McCall. He earned a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California. He served in the Air Force, and was honorably discharged as a Captain in 1967. He was a long-time executive in the computer and aerospace industries, where he was awarded numerous patents, and later, held senior positions at Digital Equipment Corporation.
Joe married Yvonne (Vonnie) Sadd, Cleveland, Ohio, on October 22, 1960 and raised four children. He had five grandchildren upon his passing. Joe and Vonnie raised the children in South Euclid, Ohio and Sudbury, MA, and were active with their children’s lives and in the community. They had many friends in both towns.

His family paid this tribute to him, ‘Dad was a wonderful father, always caring for his kids and wife with everything he had. Although he was also quiet and strong, he showed his love through his actions. He is fondly remembered by all who met him as an honorable and fair person, and one who always cared for others first. He will be sorely missed, but we are happy he has returned home to Jesus in heaven.”

Joe is is survived by his wife Vonnie, his children Mark, Leslie, Greg and Patricia, his grandchildren, Alexander, Casey, Lexi, Athena and Natasha, his brother Roy, and his sister Carrie Delle. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.legacy.com.

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