Angelo and Mary Grieco

CHESHIRE- Angelo Grieco, 89, of Cheshire, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend, Vt. He was the husband of the late Mary (Diorio) Grieco, 92, who passed away on Dec. 1, 2013, in Chester, Vt.

Angelo was born on July 4, 1924, in Southington, and was the son of the late Anthony and Bertha (Bruno) Grieco.

Mary was born on March 16, 1921, in Cheshire, and was the daughter of the late Donate and Catrina Diorio.

Angelo was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Army. He retired Clark Brothers Bolt after many years of service. They were parishioners of St. Bridget's Church, Cheshire'

They are survived by their daughter, Joanne Dyson and husband Ernie, of Chester, Vt.; four grandchildren, Tanya, Joey and Jamie Dyson, all of Chester, Vt., and Tammy Havlir, of Claremont, N.H.; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; and several nieces and nephews. Angelo was predeceased his brother, Joe Grieco; and two sisters, Roselyn and Helen Grieco. Mary was predeceased by a brother, Vincent Diorio.

Their funeral will be held on Monday, March 10, at 9 a.m. at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington to St. Bridget Church, 175 Main St., Cheshire for a Mass at 10a.m. Burial with military honors will at St. Bridget Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Newington CT VA Medical Center, P.O. Box 310909,Newington ,CT 06131. For online expressions of sympathy and directions please visit,

Funeral Home

Della Vecchia Funeral Home
211 North Main Street Southington, CT 06489

Published in The Record-Journal on Mar. 7, 2014