PORCARO, Samuel J.
Samuel J. Porcaro, 82, of Berlin, formerly of Hartford, beloved husband of the late Rita (Baillson) Porcaro, passed away on Wednesday (January 9, 2008). He was born in New Britain, son of the late Joseph and Concetta (Ciccarillo) Porcaro and had lived in the area all of his life. He retired from the State of Connecticut after many years of service and Sam was an Army Veteran of World War II. He leaves his loving family behind, daughters, Debra Porcaro of Winsted, Betty Ann Porcaro of New Haven; brother, Joseph and his wife Eileen Porcaro of California; sisters, Elizabeth and her husband Norman Shabarekh of Windsor Locks, Josephine and her husband Vincent Sinopoli of Rocky Hill; nieces and nephews, Michael and his wife Sherry Porcaro, Steve and his wife Pam Porcaro and Joleen and her husband Steve Duddy all of California, Norman and his wife Kim Shabarekh of Enfield, David and his wife Phyllis Porcaro of Wethersfield, Mark and his wife Jackie Porcaro of West Hartford, Anthony and his wife Lise Sinopoli of Manchester, Vincent and his wife Carmel Sinopoli of Rocky Hill, Mari-Jo and her husband John Scandura of Wethersfield, Sherry Porcaro of New Hampshire; great nieces and nephews, Heather, Christopher, Miles, Nico, Jeffrey, Sammy, Brianne, Celina, Michael and Dominic Porcaro, Marissa and Joshua Shabarekh, Brittany, Page and Chase Duddy, Danielle, Joey, Brianna and Luke Sinopoli, and Gianna and Isabella Scandura. He was predeceased by a brother Dominic Porcaro and a nephew Jeffrey Porcaro. Funeral services will be Saturday at 8:30 a.m. from the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. James Church, Rocky Hill. Burial with full Military Honors will be in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Rocky Hill. Friends may call at the funeral chapel on Friday, 4-7 p.m. Sam's family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the doctors and nursing staff of Bliss 11 ICU 1 for all their care and kindness. For on-line expressions of sympathy please visit www.desopo.com
Published by Hartford Courant on Jan. 10, 2008.