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Nicholas Crispi, 78, of Norwalk, formerly of New Canaan, passed away on July 24, 2013 in The Arden House, Hamden, after a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Marie Altieri Crispi. Mr. Crispi was born in New Haven on May 24, 1935, son of the late Nicholas and Rose Mendillo Crispi. He graduated from Hillhouse High School in New Haven in 1953 and from Fordham University with a B.S. degree in Finance in 1957 and attended New York University Graduate School of Business Administration. He served as president of Crispi, Wagner & Co., an executive search firm which concentrates on searches for senior level investment professionals. His background includes 25 years in the executive search field, as well as 15 years as a security analyst for several major financial institutions. He was a member of AIMR (Association for Investment Management & Research); the Knights of Columbus; the Cursillo of the Diocese of Bridgeport; was a member of St. Aloysius Parish in New Canaan for 25 years and sang in the adult choir for 10 years. He proudly served his country as a member of the US Air Force Reserve and CT. Air National Guard. He was named Volunteer of the Year by the New York Society of Security Analysts. Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Paul (Patricia) Crispi of North Haven, Lori (Sean) Wensyel of Wellington, FL. and Peter Crispi of Norwalk; a sister, Phyllis (Wayne E.) Johnson of Southington; five grandchildren, Meghan & Caley Wensyel, Nicholas, John & Matthew Crispi; two nieces, Suzanne Johnson & Melinda Santos and a nephew, Ronald Altieri. Funeral from The Celentano Funeral Home, 424 Elm St. (cor. Dwight) New Haven Wednesday morning (July 31st) at 10:30 am. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Therese Church, 555 Middletown Ave., North Haven at 11:00. Friends may call at the funeral home prior to the funeral from 9:00 to 10:30 am. Interment with Military Honors in St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Make a Wish Foundation of CT., 126 Monroe Tpke., Trumbull, CT 06611 or its website: HTTPS://ct.wish.org. To leave messages of comfort for the family and for directions to the funeral home, please visit www.celentanofuneralhome.com.
Celentano Funeral Home
424 Elm Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Published in StamfordAdvocate from July 28 to July 30, 2013