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DOLCEACQUA, JOHN HENRY John Henry Dolceacqua, 79, of West Haven, beloved husband of Julia Samperi Dolceacqua, loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, died suddenly Friday, March 7, 2014, at Bridgeport Hospital. John was born in New Haven, December 17, 1934, a son of the late Louis and Raffella Bonito Dolceacqua. A sergeant in the U. S. Air Force, John served honorably during the Korean Conflict. He was employed with Nationwide Insurance Co. for over 20 years, retiring several years ago. Besides his wife Julia, John is survived by three daughters and their husbands: Yvonne (Lloyd) Adams and Lisa (Lance) MacDonald, both of West Haven, and Denise (Raymond) Hottin, of North Branford; five grandchildren who were the pride of his life: Nicole Burke and her husband Michael, Lindsey Hottin, Kyle Hottin, Lauren MacDonald, and John MacDonald; and his cherished great-granddaughter, Cecilia Burke. He also leaves two brothers and their wives, Louis (Alison) Dolceacqua, and Frank (Vicky) Dolceacqua, all of Hamden. John’s family will observe private funeral services with military honors. Memorials in John’s name may be sent to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 300 Research Parkway, Suite 310, Meriden, CT 06450. The Keenan Funeral Home, 238 Elm Street, West Haven, has care of the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed online at
Published in The New Haven Register on Mar. 11, 2014
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