Fazio Michael Bagnoli

BAGNOLI, FAZIO MICHAEL Fazio Michael Bagnoli, 62, of Madison, passed away on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 in Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven with his loving family by his side. Fazio was born on February 9th, 1951 in San Biase, Province of Campobasso, Italy to the late Costantino Bagnoli and Ortensia De Paola Bagnoli. He is survived by his wife Loren Pontillo Bagnoli, his daughter Kristin Bagnoli of Boston, MA, his son Michael Bagnoli of Louisville, KY, his siblings Flora (Paul) Perrelli of Guilford, Antoinette (Mark) Harris of East Haven, Eldo (Maryellen) Bagnoli of Mt. Laurel, NJ, and his brother-in-law William Pontillo of Hamden, as well as several nieces and nephews. A twenty-eight year resident of Madison, his family relocated to the United States when he was seven years old and settled in East Haven. He graduated from East Haven High School and Milford Academy, and earned a BA in History from the University of Bridgeport and an MS in Education from the University of Rhode Island. He coached college football at a number of institutions, including the University of Rhode Island, and worked for twenty-nine years for the Southern Connecticut Gas Company, where he retired in 2013. Fazio coached many years for Madison Little League and was a longtime coach and former president of Madison Youth Football, as well as an active member of the Madison Country Club. He was also a loyal parishioner of St. Margaret Roman Catholic Church in Madison. A devoted husband and father, he cherished the time he spent with his family, and will be remembered always for his strength, his fairness, his dignity and his wisdom. The Bagnoli family would like to express their deep gratitude to the Smilow Cancer Hospital staff for their wonderful care. His funeral procession will leave the Swan Funeral Home, 825 Boston Post Road, Madison on Monday, December 23rd. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Margaret Roman Catholic Church in Madison at 10:00 am. Visitation hours will be Sunday, December 22nd from 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Madison Youth Football, P.O. Box 169, Madison, CT 06443 or Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven.

Funeral Home

Swan Funeral Home
825 Boston Post Road Madison, CT 06443
(203) 245-2488
Published in The New Haven Register on Dec. 20, 2013