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Gaetano Cacioppo

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CACIOPPO, GAETANO T. Gaetano T. Cacioppo, of New Haven, died peacefully May 1, 2014, at Connecticut Hospice. He was married for 57 years to the love of his life, Maria Ferrara Cacioppo. Loving father of Catherine (Vincent) Quartiano, Antoinette (Michael) Necklas and Michael (Phyllis) Cacioppo. Brother of Anthony (Frances) Cacioppo and the late Anastasia (Sam) Cannola, John (Nicolina) and Gaspar (Filipena) Cacioppo. Grandfather of Nicole (Louis) Soraruff, Christopher Necklas, Jessica Quartiano, Michael Cacioppo, Joseph Quartiano and Gabriella Necklas. Gaetano was born in Sambuca di Sicilia, Italy, February 14, 1931, to the late Michael and Catherine Cacioppo. He worked at Pratt-Whitney for 27 years before retiring. Gardening was his passion, so after retiring he began work as a landscaper. He loved cutting the grass and tending to his fig trees. While home with his family, he enjoyed telling stories, celebrating the holidays, making homemade wine and tomato sauce. He and his wife enjoyed travels to Sicily. His funeral will leave the IOVANNE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 11 Wooster Pl., Monday morning at 9:30 for a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Michael’s Church at 10. Entombment will follow in All Saints Mausoleum. Visiting hours will Sunday from 4 to 7pm. Sign Gaetano’s guest book online at www.iovanne.com.

Published in The New Haven Register on May 3, 2014
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