MERIDEN- Ezio Parisi, 90, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.
He was born to Eugene and Antoinetta Parisi on Sept. 2, 1923, and was a life-long resident of Meriden. Ezio was a veteran of World War II
having served overseas in the European Theater of Operations with Company "B", 4th Tank Battalion in Italy. He was employed by International Silver and the U.S. Postal Service. Ezio was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather; a caring person who brought much joy to family and friends. He is predeceased by his wife, Julie.
Ezio leaves behind his daughter, Vicki Varona, of Long Beach, Calif.; his daughter and son-in-law, Toni and Mohammed Asheh, of Meriden; two grandchildren, Angelo and Ramzi; his sister, Nancy Parisi, of Meriden; and his brother, Mario Parisi, of Wallingford; as well as many nieces and nephews. Ezio will be missed by his best friend of over 70 years, Jim Hecht, of Southington; as well as his caregiver, Sandy, whom he shared many ice-cream sundaes with.
His family will receive relatives and friends in the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home on Saturday, Feb.y 8, at 88 E. Main St., Meriden from 9 until 11 a.m. Burial will follow at the State Veterans Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown, CT. For online condolences and directions please visit www.jferryfh.com.