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Nicholas ROSSANO

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ROSSANO, Nicholas Nicholas Rossano 86, of Manchester, peacefully passed away Saturday (June 5, 2010) at a local convalescent home. Nicholas was born August 18, 1923 in Hartford son of the late Luigi and Guidetta Rossano and he had resided in Manchester since 1998. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the US. Army and was a Purple Heart recipient. Prior to his retirement in 1985 he was employed for over 22 years at UConn. Nicholas was a graduate of Hartford Public High School and a former member of the Governor's Foot Guard. He is survived by his son, Roland Rossano of Mystic and his two grandchildren, Daniel and Lindsay Rossano both of Vernon, In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his brother, Vincent Rossano and his sister, Josephine Cecere. Private burial with military honors will be in Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the D.A.V. 35 Cold Springs Road, Suite 315, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3102. Holmes Funeral home, Manchester has care of the arrangements. To sign the online guestbook please visit

Published in The Hartford Courant on June 9, 2010
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