Andrew J. Lucibello, 84, of Pompano Beach, Florida, formerly of North Haven, died Feb. 2, 2013, at his home after a brief illness. He was the husband of Carmel Falcone Lucibello.
Mr. Lucibello was born in New Haven on June 11, 1928 and was the son of the late Joseph and Angelina Nicolella Lucibello. A resident of North Haven for 25 years until moving to Florida in 1995, he had worked for the North Haven Board of Education as a teacher at the former Temple Street Elementary School and the North Haven Junior High School. He was a reading consultant for the Town of Prospect, and later at Tomlinson Middle School in Fairfield for 18 years until his retirement in 1985.
He obtained his Bachelor's degree from the former Southern Connecticut State Teachers College and his Master's degree from the University of Hartford. He was a member of the Connecticut and National Association of Reading Teachers, the Connecticut and National Education Associations, and the Connecticut Association of Retired Teachers. He had served in the United States Army
during the Korean Conflict
and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, and the West Haven Elks Lodge
1537. He was a former parishioner of St. Barnabas Church, and a member of the Interfaith Caregiver's there, and was presently is a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church in Pompano Beach, Florida.
He leaves a sister, Mrs. Frank (Edith) Andersen of Hamden. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews. He was predeceased by four sisters, Celia Lucibello, Antoinette Lincoln, Loretta Piscitelli and Amelia Marvin, as well as a brother, Anthony R. Lucibello.
Services were held Feb. 8, 2013 from the North Haven Funeral Home, followed by a mass of Christian burial at St. Barnabas Church. Interment followed in St. Lawrence Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the
, CT Hospice, or St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, 3331 NE 10th Terrace, Pompano Beach, FL 33064.