Michael Cantarella

CANTARELLA, MICHAEL " MICKEY" Beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, Michael "Mickey" Cantarella, Jr, 72, of The Villages, Florida passed away on December 7, 2012 after a long illness. He was born in New Haven on June 4, 1940 to the late Michael and Margaret Schioppo Cantarella. Michael is survived by his wife of 48 years, Barbara; his three children, Michael Cantarella (William), Margaret Thompson (Robert) and Denise Zack (David); his six grandchildren, Julia, Emma, Luke, and Nicholas Thompson and Dylan and Benjamin Zack; his sister and brother-in law, Judy and Jack Maselli and his niece, Julie Manzi. Michael was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a very devoted father and husband. After serving his country, Mickey worked for the Platt-LaBonia Co. and later for GBAC in Hamden. He was an active member of the UNITAS Club in Hamden and a member of Wallingford Country Club. His funeral will leave the IOVANNE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 11 Wooster Pl. Thursday morning at 9:30 for a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church at 10. Burial will follow in Beaverdale Memorial Park. Visiting hours will be Wednesday from 4-8pm. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to The : www.heart.org. Sign Mickey's guest book online at www.iovanne.com.


Funeral Home

Iovanne Funeral Home
11 Wooster Place New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 865-8961
Published in The New Haven Register on Dec. 11, 2012