Colchester - Michael Dean Conderino, age 77, of Colchester, passed away Sept. 16, 2021 at Middlesex Hospital.
Born on Aug. 15, 1944, in Hartford, he was a son of the late Anselmo and Catherine (Troup) Conderino. Michael grew up in Marlborough and graduated from RHAM High School in Hebron.
Michael was a proud veteran, having served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. After active duty, Michael worked for Electric Boat in Groton as a sheet metal worker and retired several years ago.
He married his beloved wife, Lorraine, and the couple made their home in Colchester.
He was a member of the Columbia Baptist Fellowship, where he enjoyed participating with the Bible Study group. He also enjoyed camping with family and friends, but most importantly, his greatest joy came from spending time with his children and grandchildren.
He will be sadly missed but always remembered with love by his wife, Lorraine; his children, Timothy Conderino, Michael Conderino and Kathleen Saunders, all of Waterford; Lorraine's children, Dennis, Robert, and Linnea; a brother, Philip Conderino of Willington; a sister, Laura McNaughton of East Hampton; 12 grandchildren and numerous extended family members and friends. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Christopher Conderino, and Lorraine's eldest daughter, Lara.
Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday, Sept. 23, directly at the State Veterans Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown, with full military honors. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Columbia Baptist Fellowship Church, 195 Route 6, Columbia. The Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester has been entrusted with care of arrangements. . For online condolences, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com
Published by The Day on Sep. 21, 2021.