Vincent M. Marra

WALLINGFORD - Vincent M. Marra, 87, of Wallingford, beloved husband of the late Marianne Stemmer Marra, died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the Masonicare Health Center.

Vincent was born in New Haven, March 22, 1927, a son of the late Stefano Marra and Lucia Tuscano Marra and had been a Wallingford resident for many years. Vincent was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of World War II and was employed by Pratt and Whitney Aircraft until his retirement in 1987.

He is survived by his son Vincent R. Marra and his wife, Faith and his three daughters, Diana Zavaglia and her husband, Mario, Lucia Troillet and her husband, David and Deborah Griner and her husband, Rocky; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; his sister, Marie Pannone; and his companion, Carol Mennone. He was predeceased by three brothers Peter, Carl, and Raymond Marra.

His family will receive relatives and friends in The Yalesville Funeral Home, 386 Main St., Yalesville section of Wallingford, Monday, April 21, from 5 until 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held in The Yalesville Funeral Home, Tuesday, April 22, at 10 a.m. Entombment with military honors will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery Mausoleum in Meriden. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be sent to the Veterans Administration CT. Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Ave., 11A CSL, West Haven, CT. 06516-2700.

Funeral Home

Wallingford Funeral Home
809 North Main Street Ext. Yalesville, CT 06492

Published in The Record-Journal on Apr. 19, 2014