NORTH HAVEN - Michael J. Christoforo, Jr., 90, of North Haven passed away peacefully on Friday, March 28, 2014 at the St. Raphael's Campus of Yale-New Haven Hospital with his family by his side. Beloved husband of the late Jayn Phillips Christoforo.
Born in New Haven on Feb. 8, 1924; son of the late Michael and Rose Valentino Christoforo. He had worked as a manager for Peganaros Grocery Store.
He was the father of Michael W. Christoforo (Patty;) grandfather of NHFD Lt. Michael W. Christoforo II (Mary) and Stephanie Larsen (Keith); great-grandfather of Matthew and Meg Christoforo and Jack and Kaelin Larsen; brother of Anthony and Charles Christoforo, Nancy Cuseo, Josephine Cuseo, Philomena Abbatello, Mary Simiola and Rose Migliaro. Predeceased by his sister, Lucy Buonpane; and brothers John, Frank, Salvatore, Pasquale and Mattio Christoforo.
Funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Ave., Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made American Kidney Association, 1463 Highland Ave., Cheshire, CT 06410.www.northhavenfuneral.com.