Peter F. Passarelli
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Peter F. Passarelli
Peter F. Passarelli (87) of Danbury died peacefully on August 25, 2021 surrounded by family. Peter is survived by his wife, Yolanda Crisci Passarelli, of 63 years.
He was predeceased by his parents, Luigi Giovanni Passarelli and Maria Theresa Valiante Passarelli, brother, Andrew Passarelli, and sister-in-law, Antoinette Cappuccia Passarelli.
Besides his wife, Peter is survived by his daughters: Theresa Marie Passarelli of Waterbury, Patricia Ann Passarelli of Danbury, and Filomena Huntley of Danbury; granddaughter Meghan Jordano, her husband Austin Jordano. His most precious joy, Owen Peter Jordano. Sisters: Mary Jane Passarelli Johnston, Marie Antoinette Passarelli Patchen of Norwalk, Rose Passarelli Tichy of Bethlehem, CT. Sister-in-law Mary Crisci Gentile of Broolyn, NY; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Peter retired from the US Postal Service after 36 years and began working at Kohl's of Brookfield for 15 years.
Peter was devoted to his wife, daughters, granddaughter, and great-grandson. He loved family gatherings at his home, gardening and jarring hot peppers for family and friends. Peter was a big fan of the New York Yankees and enjoyed going to the games.
Peter was a lifelong member of the Knights of Columbus for 70 years, served as Past Grand Knight of McGivney Council 29 and served his community through the Knights.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30am on Thursday September 2, 2021 at St Gregory the Great in Danbury. Please meet directly at the church. A brief viewing will take place in the sanctuary after Mass with a departure time of 12:15pm. Burial will take place in St John Cemetery in Norwalk.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Knights of Columbus, McGivney Council 29, PO Box 23, Danbury, CT 06813 in Peter's memory for all his service through the Knights.
The family would like to thank Peter's physicians, nurses, EMT's and medical staff for the wonderful care provided.


Published by The Hour & Danbury News Times on Aug. 30, 2021.
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So sorry to read of Pete's passing. I first met Pete while working at the Norwalk Post Office and we became instant friends he lived in Danbury and me in Brookfield. After he retired from the PO and went to work for Kohls we still remained friends along with my late Chris. He would stop in the cleaners sometimes just to say hello to Chris, he was a genuine, real and honorable guy, I missed seeing you at Kohls RIP my friend. Gene E Gaudio
Gene E Gaudio
September 11, 2021
May Peter´s memory be a blessing and may he Rest In Peace, with Sympathy.
E.K. Allen
September 4, 2021
Our deepest condolences on Peter's passing. Our families knew each other for ages and it brings back memories of the early days in South Norwalk. Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family.
Sal and Wendy Fratino
September 2, 2021
It was an honor to care for Mr. Passarelli and to see first hand the devotion of his daughters during our time together. I especially loved the joy that resonated in his smile when he proudly showed first photographs of Owen Peter and the excitement he had for his growing family tree. May the Passarelli Family be comforted knowing he is at peace in God's loving embrace and that his legacy will live by the stories you will continue to cherish and share.
Kelly Hochstetler
August 31, 2021
Patty We were so deeply sorry to hear about the passing of your father. May family and friends get your through this difficult time. With deepest sympathy,
MaryJean & Tony Rebeiro
Friend
August 31, 2021
I remember Peter fondly as both a bank customer, a neighbor of my relatives. He was always friendly and smiling.
Susan Gabriele
August 31, 2021
Peter was always willing to Help anyone in need may you Rest In Peace my friend
Jim Romanello
August 31, 2021
Our heartfelt condolences to the Passarelli Family, on the loss of our neighbor Peter; May he rest in peace...We missed seeing him out in the yard the past few years. He was a very nice guy, and would always take the time to say hello. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time, and may all your wonderful memories sustain and comfort you in the days ahead. Robert and Lillian Perri and family...
Robert Perri
August 30, 2021
I remember Peter from Kohl´s. A very nice employee and person. May he rest in peace.
Anne Marie
August 30, 2021
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