Robert Cretella

CRETELLA, ROBERT G. Robert G. Cretella, 86, of West Haven beloved husband of Stella Boni Cretella, passed away on November 17, 2013 in CT. Hospice. Loving father of Joan K. Cretella of West Haven, Edmond Cretella of Milford and the late Robert G. Cretella Jr. Uncle of Gerard (Teresa Carrano) Cretella Jr, Mark (Eileen) Cretella, Paul Cretella, Leticia (Anthony) Marrerios, Edmond (Elizabeth) Boni III, Corrine Boni (John) Vendola and Cheryl (Ronald) Kaunfer. Brother in law of Edmond (Madelyn) Boni Jr. Brother of the late Gerard Cretella. Robert was born in New Haven on July 27, 1927 son of the late Sciopione and Carmella Tomasi Cretella. Prior to his retirement, Robert was a professional photographer and the owner of Cretella Studio. He was an Army veteran of WW II and served with the Army of Occupation in the Pacific Islands and member of the Knights of Columbus Father Curtin Council and member of the Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge 2832 of West Haven. His funeral procession will leave the PORTO FUNERAL HOME 830 Jones Hill Rd. West Haven WEDNESDAY morning at 11:00 A.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Louis Church at 11:30 A.M. Interment with military honors will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Friends may call TUESDAY from 5pm to 8pm. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to CT. Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd. Branford,CT. 06405 or to Bridges Community Support System 949 Bridgeport Ave. Milford, CT. 06460 Sign Robert’s guest book online at

Funeral Home

Porto Funeral Homes
830 Jones Hill Road West Haven, CT 06516-5643
(203) 934-5000
Published in The New Haven Register on Nov. 18, 2013