SOUTHINGTON - Dominick Mazza, known to many as "Micky" or "Mick", widower of Jane (Bober), entered into the hands of God peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 07, 2012, at Middlesex Hospital, Middletown.
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Micky was born on Jan. 12, 1924, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late Antonio and Anna Mazza. His family moved to Meriden, in the early1940's. Micky served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific theater. On Sept. 15, 1951, Mick married the love of his life, Jane (Jeanette Bober). They made their home in Southington. Mick was employed by Oscar Gross Clothing in Meriden for 18 years. He also worked for Connecticut Office Supply in Meriden as a salesman from 1975 until his retirement in 1985. Mick was a Parishioner of Mary Our Queen Church in the Plantsville section of Southington. He also was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, the Meriden Unison Club and the Y's Men. Mick enjoyed traveling with his wife, fishing the Connecticut and Rhode Island coasts, attending concerts and plays and playing golf. He also made the best pizza. Everyone loved Mick's pizza. He brought his own "handmade" pizza to family gatherings, friends and neighbors homes and Mick even shared his famous pizza with the employees where he did his banking.
He is survived and missed by his children, Rob Mazza and wife, Katie Mazza, of Dalton Gardens, Idaho and Michael Mazza, of St Paul, Minn.; his grandchildren, Dominic Mazza and Jason Mazza, both of Minn.; his sisters, Rose Torelli, of Meriden, Ann Giannetti (Joe,) of Middletown; two brothers, Joe Mazza (Pat) and Tony Mazza, both of Meriden; and his sister-in-law, Delores Mazza, of Meriden.
Family and friends are invited to attend his Mass of Christian burial, with military honors on Friday, Oct. 12, at 10:30 a.m. at Mary Our Queen, 248 Savage St., Plantsville. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Stempien Funeral Home, 450 Broad St., Meriden. To send an online expression of sympathy please visit www.stempienfuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers, donations in Mick's memory may be made to the St Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 or www.stjude.org
Stempien Funeral Home, Inc.
450 Broad Street
Meriden, CT 06450
Published in The Record-Journal on Oct. 10, 2012