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Michael L. Daversa

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Michael L. Daversa Obituary

Michael L. Daversa, 76, of Avon, beloved husband of Catherine (Smith) Daversa, passed away peacefully, Monday, January 22, 2018, surrounded by his family. Born in Waterbury, son of the late James and Carmella (Goffredo) Daversa; he was raised there and graduated from Crosby High School. He received his BS from UCONN, a Master's Degree from Fairfield University and a second Master's Degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Michael was a life long entrepreneur who founded Computer Systems Research and was CEO of Renzulli Learning before retiring in 2010. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Golf Club of Avon for 38 years. He also enjoyed playing on his companies' softball team and watching the UCONN Huskies as well as the New York Yankees. He was a communicant of the Church of Saint Ann. Michael saw the good in everyone he interacted with and valued his employees, helping them whenever he could. Michael's greatest joy was being surrounded by his family. Besides his wife of 52 years, he leaves two daughters; Aileen Daversa and Alanna Zapp and her husband Michael; his grandchildren; Michael Zapp and Hallie Zapp. He was predeceased by a brother James Daversa, Jr. The family would like to thank his aides for all their care and consideration given to them and Michael. His family will receive friends Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 6-8 PM am at Carmon Funeral Home & Family Center, 301 Country Club Road, Avon. Friends may gather Friday 9 am at Carmon's followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am at the Church of Saint Ann, 289 Arch Road, Avon. Burial will follow in St. Ann's Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Michael L. Daversa Entrepreneurial Initiative Endowment Fund at the UCONN Foundation, 2390 Alumni Dr. Unit 3206, Storrs, CT 06269-3206. For condolences or directions please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com

Published in The Hartford Courant on Jan. 24, 2018
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