Lindo Peter Lindy DiFrancesco, Jr.
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Formerly of Norwalk
Lindo Peter Lindy DiFrancesco, Jr. passed away at Hyder Family Hospice Home in Dover, New Hampshire on January 4, 2013 at the age of 73. He had recently moved to Epping, New Hampshire from Norwalk, Connecticut.
Lindy is lovingly remembered by his sons and daughters-in-law, John and Linda (Szewczyk) DiFrancesco of Epping, New Hampshire and Rob and Marybeth (Calvert) DiFrancesco of Parker, Colorado, one adored granddaughter, four beloved grandsons, and many friends. He was predeceased by Charlie, his faithful Black Labrador Retriever.
Lindy was born in Stamford, Connecticut in 1939 to Dr. Lindo DiFrancesco and Marie (Genovese) DiFrancesco. After graduating from Stamford High School in 1959 he apprenticed to become a licensed optician. He opened High Ridge Opticians at 1036 High Ridge Road in 1971, later moving to 1101 High Ridge Road, and was a successful businessman until he retired in 2004.
Lindy enjoyed boating and fishing, both around Long Island Sound and in the waters off Montauk, Long Island.
A celebration of Lindy's life will be held at the South Norwalk Boat Club this summer.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The
. Condolences for the family may be mailed to 250 Prescott Road, Epping, NH 03042.
Published in The Hour on Feb. 19, 2013