Michael J. Genzano III, 63, of Suffield, beloved husband of Susan (Lamantini) Genzano, won his right into heaven Wednesday, Nov. 20, at home surrounded by his family.
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Mike was born in Hartford on April 29, 1950, son of the late Michael J. and Irene (Evans) Genzano II. He was a graduate of Windsor High School, Class of 1969. Mike was a United States Army specialist 4 veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a certified auto mechanic, licensed electrician and security system technician. Mike loved NASCAR, Monster Jam, NHRA, funny cars, anything hot rod related, car shows, beach, cruising, lighthouses, vacationing with his wife at Samoset in Maine, and going out to eat, especially to his favorite place, River's Edge. Mike also loved working on cars at home, movie nights and campfires in the back yard and sitting by the fireplace watching movies with all the children.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his many children, Michael John Genzano IV, Christie Elizabeth Genzano, Deanna Lamantini, Timothy Lamantini, Kathleen Lamantini; one grandson; many nieces and nephews; his siblings, Bradford Genzano, Robert Genzano, and Karen (Genzano) Rankin; and many friends.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26 in The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville, with Rev. Wendell Taylor officiating.
Donations may be made to Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven, Closer to Free Fund, P.O. Box 7611, New Haven, CT 06519-0611.
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Published in Journal Inquirer from Nov. 23 to Nov. 27, 2013