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Anthony Robert Nagore

May 14, 2004 ~ July 19, 2021 (age 17)


Anthony Robert Nagore tragically passed away at the age of 17 on July 19, 2021 in Farmington, CT. He was born May 14, 2004 in Tucson, Arizona.

Anthony called many places home over the course of his life. He lived in Tucson, AZ, Bucklin, KS and spent the last three summers in Plainville, CT. Anthony had friends and family who loved him dearly in many states. Last year he attended Immaculate Heart High School in Tucson, and was slated to return to Bucklin High School in KS this fall. Anthony loved greatly and all who knew him called Anthony a friend. Family and friends looked forward to seeing Anthony’s smile and receiving an intense hug. He was adventurous and enjoyed time outdoors either playing basketball, running, or spending time with his siblings and many cousins. Anthony was a fun loving, yet hard-working young man. He was very proud of his accomplishments. Anthony could light up a room with his smile and was always respectful with a pure heart of gold. He will be missed immensely by all that crossed paths with him. His family and friends will hold dear to their hearts all the fond memories they have shared with Anthony over the years.

He is survived by his parents, Charles Deller, of Tucson; Jennifer and Todd Imel, of Bucklin; three siblings,  Alexis, of Tucson, Ashlee and Austin, of Bucklin; grandparents, Frank Nagore and Brenda Nagore, of Tucson, Kristine and Richard Romero, of Tucson, Thomas Deller, of Tucson, John and Beverly Paradis, of Plainville, Kevin Imel of Kingsdown, KS; great grandparents, Gilbert (deceased) and Lucy Nagore, Harvey and Diana Ward (deceased), Joseph and Norma Deller, all from Tucson, Charles Imel, of Kingsdown, Simone Paradis, of Plainville; aunts and uncles, Colleen Nagore (Timothy Benavidez), Sam Deller, of Tucson, Joe Deller (Miriam), of Lake Elsinore, CA, Monica (Brock) Benjamin, of El Paso, TX, Telena Imel, of Beverly, MA, John Michael (Jessica) Paradis, of Plainville, Dacia (James) Miller, of Avon, CT, Whitney (Zachary) Ely, of Hutchinson, KS, Dara, Javan and AJ Paradis, of Plainville; cousins, Dillan and Mason Nagore-Benavidez, Ethan and Alison Deller, of Lake Elsinore, Zev and Pax Benjamin, of El Paso, Adelie and Leighton Ely, of Hutchinson, Finn and Aiden Miller, of Avon and Reagan Paradis, of Plainville; and a large circle of extended family and friends. Anthony was predeceased by his uncle, Jake Nagore, who he has met at last.

A rosary prayer service will be held on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Immaculate Heart Gym, 425 E. Magee Road, Bldg 2, Tucson, AZ at 6:00 PM. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, July 26, 2021 at 11AM at St. Odilia Catholic Church, 7570 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ.  A service in celebration of Anthony’s life will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 3PM at Bucklin High School gymnasium in Bucklin, KS. Anthony’s family would like to express their gratitude to all family, friends, and strangers from near and far for all the support and thoughtful words they have been receiving during this extremely difficult time. A memorial fund has been set up to help fund funeral expenses and to benefit all of the first responders, rescue teams, and volunteers from all over the country who tirelessly assisted in recovery efforts. Their efforts will never go unnoticed or be forgotten. Donations can be made through a Venmo memorial account, “Anthony Nagore Recovery Memorial Fund,” (@ANRMF) or can be mailed in the care of the Plainville Funeral Home, 81 Broad Street, Plainville, CT 06062. The staff at Plainville Funeral Home expresses their deepest sympathies to Anthony’s family and are thankful for their trust. For more information or to leave online expressions of sympathy, please visit

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Prayer Service
July 25, 2021

6:00 PM
Immaculate Heart Gym
425 E. Magee Road, Bldg 2
Tucson, AZ 85704

Funeral Mass
July 26, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Odilia Catholic Church
7570 N. Paseo del Norte
Tucson, AZ 85704

Celebration of Life
July 31, 2021

3:00 PM
Bucklin High School
422 S Main St
Bucklin, KS 67834

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