SOUTHINGTON - Philip D. Serafino Sr., 89, of Southington, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at home, surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Mongillo) Serafino.
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He was born in Southington on Jan. 1, 1925, the son of the late Dominic and Immaculata (Alia) Serafino.
Phil was a graduate of Lincoln Lewis High School, class of 1944. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II. Phil was a well-known master barber in Southington for 60 years, owning the Tip Top Barber Shop, retiring eleven years ago. He was a parishioner of St. Dominic Church.
In addition to his wife, Mary, he is survived by his children, Philip D. Serafino Jr., and wife, Barbara, of Wolcott; Barbara Niski, and husband, Raymond, of Southington; Angela Sepko, of Southington; and Mary Serafino, of Bristol; a sister, Mary Morelli, of Southington; six grandchildren, Lauren Serafino; Mary Coughlin, and husband, Patrick; Philip C. Serafino; Michael Brothwell; and Curtis and Connor Steen; a great-granddaughter, Aubrey Serafina Coughlin; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by seven brothers, Natale, Carmen, James, Paul, George, Peter, and Rocco.
The funeral will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 9:15 a.m., from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington, to St. Dominic Church, 1050 Flanders Road, Southington, for a Mass at 10 a.m. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours will be Monday, Aug. 18, from 4 to 8 p.m. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.dellavecchiafh.com.
Della Vecchia Funeral Home
211 North Main Street
Southington, CT 06489
Published in The Record-Journal on Aug. 15, 2014