Hamden Obituaries: Gaetano DiDomenico, 89

Gaetano DiDomenico, 89, of Hamden, died Jan. 17, 2014
Gaetano DiDomenico, 89, of Hamden, died Jan. 17, 2014

Gaetano DiDomenico, 89, of Hamden, died Jan. 17, 2014 at his home after a brief illness. He is survived by his devoted wife, Teresa Izzo DiDomenico.

Gaetano was born in Ponte Latone, Italy on Sept. 21, 1924, the son of the late Pietro and Angela Funaro DiDomenico, and had resided in Hamden since 1953. He was a machinist at Cummings Steel for 40 years prior to retirement.

He also is survived by his children, Peter DiDomenico of Fairfield, Angie (Gail Testa) DiDomenico of Wallingford, Mrs. Adam (Emily) Houghton of IN, and Mrs Frank (Anna) DiGristina of Cheshire, a sister Margharitte Carusone of Italy, a brother, Giusppe DiDomenico, of Hamden, grandchildren, Miranda & Isabel Cuddy, Teresa “Tess”, Adam, Belle, Lily, Grace, & Peter DiDomenico and Alessandro “Alex” Houghton. He was predeceased by brothers, Anthony, Domenico and Giovanni DiDomenico.

His funeral will leave Monday at 9:15 a.m. from the Peter H. Torello & Son Funeral Home, 1022 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, for a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Ann’s Church at 10 a.m. Interment will be in All Saints Mausoleum. Friends may call Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Masonic Home Health and Hospice, 33 No. Plain Rd., Wallingford, Ct. 06492 or VNA Community Health Care, 2319 Whitney Ave., Suite 4B, 1 Hamden Center, Hamden, Ct. 06518 


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