Michael L. Rossillo

Michael L. Rossillo, 51, of Stratford, formerly of Manchester, loving husband of 22 years to Celida (Medina) Rossillo, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.

Michael was born on Aug. 29, 1961, in Manchester, son of Louis A. Rossillo of Manchester and the late Lenora (Chinatti) Rossillo. He was raised in Manchester, attended local schools and was a 1979 graduate of Manchester High School. He earned his B.A. in Graphic Design and his B.S. in Marketing from Central Connecticut State University, Class of 1983. Michael was employed as a Graphic Artist and Art Director for several different companies in the area.

In addition to his wife and father, Michael is survived by his two children, Michael A. Rossillo and Melina I. Rossillo; his brother and sister-in-law, James and Susan Rossillo, and his sister, Judith A. Rossillo, all of Manchester.

Calling hours will be held Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Watkins Funeral Home, 142 East Center St.. Manchester, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:30 p.m. at St. Bridget Church, 80 Main St.. Manchester. Burial will follow in East Cemetery, Manchester.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Michael & Melina Rossillo Education Fund. Please email jrossill@ cox.net for detailed information.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Nov. 7 to Nov. 11, 2012