SASSU, Dean Michael
Dean Michael Sassu, 50, of Avon died unexpectedly at his home January 13, 2013 with his beloved dog Lexi by his side. He is survived by his loving family, his parents Mario and Beverly Sassu of Old Saybrook; his sister Teri Couch and her husband Matt of Burlington; his brother Greg Sassu and his partner Jim Edwards of Plymouth; his stepdaughter Alyssa Armstrong of Middletown; two nephews, Christopher and Cameron Couch; and two nieces, Jessica and Jamie Edwards. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends. Dean was a Superintendent at All-State Construction in Farmington. Dean loved riding his Harleys, his Red Sox, his excursions to Aruba, but most of all he loved his family and friends.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. at The O'Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville/Bristol. Funeral services and burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Connecticut Special Olympics, 2666 State Street, Suite 1, Hamden, CT, 06517-2232, or The Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Road Newington, CT, 06111. To leave a message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, please visit Dean's page at www.OBrien-FuneralHome.com.