NEW BRITAIN — Angelo Tomasso Jr., once head of one of Connecticut's largest and most influential contracting businesses, died on Friday.
He was 90.
Tomasso was a director of his father's powerful highway-building company for more than 20 years, overseeing construction of major Connecticut highways and office buildings. The company became one of New Britain's biggest and best-known employers.
Tomasso went on to become chairman of Tilcon Inc., a mammoth producer of asphalt, concrete and other paving materials in the Northeast. It had more than 2,800 employees at 100 locations between Maine and Delaware in the mid-1990s. He retired from that post at the start of...