Alfonso Chiaravallo, 94, of Higby Road, Middletown, husband of sixty years to the late Sophie (Boniewski) Chiaravallo, passed away Monday, August 5, 2013 at Middlesex Hospital. He was born March 18, 1919 in Newark, NJ, son of the late Joseph and Florence (Bolino) Chiaravallo, one of six children. Alfonso worked for 50 years as a machinist at Lyman Products. He was a member of the Newington Deaf Seniors organization and was a lifelong NY Yankee fan.
Alfonso is survived by his son, Andrew Chiaravallo and his wife Susan of Middletown, a sister, Edith Chiaravallo of Nutley, NJ, two grandchildren, Cherylynne and her husband David Cavanaugh of Middletown, Charlene Chiaravallo and her fiancé Tony Cekovsky of Middletown, six great-grandchildren, triplets, Noelle, Jessica and Corinne O'Toole, twins, Matthew and Connor Cavanaugh of Middletown, Amber Sekoll of East Hampton and many beloved nieces and nephews. Besides his wife and parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Angelina, Mary (Caruso) and Jeane Chiaravallo, his brother, Jerry and nephew, Joseph Romagnoli.
Funeral Liturgy will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, Middletown. Friends may call Biega Funeral Home, 3 Silver St. Middletown, Friday, prior to the service from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Those who wish may send memorial contributions to ASD, 139 N Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107. To share memories or express condolences online please visit www.biegafuneralhome.com.
Published in The Middletown Press on Aug. 7, 2013