Richard A. "Count" CIERVO

CIERVO, Richard A. "Count"

Richard A. "Count" Ciervo, 80, of Southington, passed away, Tuesday, (January 1, 2013) at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. He was the loving husband of Peggy (Pompei) Ciervo. He was born on May 18, 1932 in Southington the son of the late Domenic and Emma (Apperti) Ciervo. Richard was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. Prior to his retirement he was a Draftsman for Superior Electric Co., Center for Engineering and Kratzert and Jones. He had also worked as a driver for E.D.C. He was parishioner of St. Dominic Church and was a member of the choir. He was an avid NY Yankee and NY Giant Fan. He played the Bass and loved Frank Sinatra and Big Band Music. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son Richard D. Ciervo of New Britain, and his daughter Christine M. Ciervo of Bristol; three cherished grandchildren, Emma, Colin and Gryffin; a brother Michael "Happy" Ciervo of Southington; he also leaves several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother Pat and daughter-in-law Karen.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Dominic Church, 1050 Flanders Road Southington. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the Ciervo Children's Scholarship, c/o T.D Bank, 121 Main St. Southington,CT 06489 DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St. is assisting with arrangements For online condolences visit

Published in The Hartford Courant on Jan. 3, 2013