GESUALDI, David Mark, Sr.
David Mark Gesualdi, Sr., 62, of Rocky Hill, passed away on Sunday (March 24, 2013). Born in Hartford on Oct. 12, 1950, he was the beloved son of Joyce (Chapman) Gesualdi of Wethersfield and the late Frank W. Gesualdi, Sr. Dave was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Vietnam War. He worked at Northeast Utilities for many years as a control room operator. A loving son, father, grandfather and brother, he will be dearly missed. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his son, David Gesualdi, Jr. and his wife Leah of Ellington; his daughter, Antionette Krystopa and her husband Tom of North Carolina; his six adored grandchildren, Caden, Shane and Joel Gesualdi and Brittany, Taylor and Thomas Krystopa; his brothers, Frank Gesualdi, Jr. of Wethersfield and Joseph Gesualdi and his wife Beverly of Rocky Hill; sisters, Ann Wolanin and Beth Russo and her husband Andrew, all of Wethersfield; as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, extended family members and friends. Besides his father, he was predeceased by two brothers, Frederick and Nicholas Gesualdi.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Incarnation, Wethersfield, concluding with military honors. Burial will be private at a later date. The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the Mass, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield. Donations in Dave's memory may be made to the Church of the Incarnation, 544 Prospect St., Wethersfield, CT 06109. For online expressions of sympathy to the family, please visit www.desopo.com.