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Robert DiFronzo

Robert P. DiFronzo

Saturday, August 15th, 1936 - Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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Obituary

THE CASEY FAMILY IS HONORED TO BE CARING FOR AND ASSISTING THE FAMILY OF ROBERT DIFRONZO

WATERBURY CT – Robert P. DiFronzo age 82 of Waterbury, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019 surrounded by his family at Hartford Hospital. He was the devoted husband of Irene (Correia) DiFronzo.

Robert was born on August 15, 1936 in Waterbury, the son of the late Silvio and Eva (Paonessa) DiFronzo. He graduated from Walsh Grammar School and Crosby High School and studied business management at Naugatuck Valley Community College. Robert proudly served his country in the US Army and was stationed in Korea. He worked for 30+ years at Pratt & Whitney in Quality Control and Vendor Management until his retirement, having earned many awards and recognitions. Robert’s entire life revolved around his family, enjoying the simple pleasures of a catch in the yard with his grandchildren, apple picking in the fall, hiking on a trail or just having an impromptu coffee with his daughters. He loved music, was an avid reader, and a die hard Yankees fan. He was a devoted husband and primary caregiver for his wife, the love of his life. Robert will be sadly missed by all who were blessed to know and love him.

Besides his wife of 60 years, Robert leaves his daughters; Karen Giannamore and her husband, Raymond of Cheshire, Cheryl Fournier and her husband, Norman of Wolcott and Lori Norton and her fiancé, Sal Coppola of Cheshire. He also leaves his grandchildren who adored their grandfather; Sarah, Michael, Steven, Danielle, Jonathan and Mia as well as many cousins.

Funeral services for Mr. DiFronzo will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 with a family only visitation from 8:00 till 9:30 a.m. at Casey’s Eastside Memorial Funeral Home 1987 East Main St @ Southmayd Rd Waterbury. All friends and relatives are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial which be celebrated on Tuesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 309 South Main St Waterbury at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Casey’s Eastside Memorial Funeral Home 1987 East Main St @ Southmayd Rd Waterbury has been honored to assist the family with arrangements. To extend online expressions of sympathy to the family or for additional information, kindly visit the funeral home website at: www.eastsidememorial.com
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Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Our Lady of Lourdes Church
    Address
    309 South Main St
    WATERBURY, CT 06706
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    Officiant
    Rev. Ronald Ferraro
  • Interment

    Location
    Calvary Cemetery
    Address
    2324 East Main St
    Waterbury, CT, CT 06705
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  • Reception

    Location
    East Street Eatery At Farmingbury Hills
    Address
    141 East St,
    WOLCOTT, CT 06716
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John famiglietti

Posted at 09:48pm
God bless your family such a great man , my mom Irene famiglietti talks so well about you and your wife god bless🙏🏼🙏🏼
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Barbara Semeraro

Posted at 04:49pm
Lori Sal and family I am so sorry for your loss.Thinking of you Lori May he RIP
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Always in our hearts : SUELA ANTOINETTE LULJETA

Posted at 02:56pm
We will miss you so much Bob. You were an incredible man. You always welcomed us with open arms. We know you are in a better place now.
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Tim Fountain, Vivan Madore, Ron Steele

Posted at 01:42pm
Norman & Cheryl we are very sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you.
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Mary Grundstrom

Posted at 07:40am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Dean, Mary, and Wyatt Grundstrom
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