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 Raffaele “Ralph” Fusco

Raffaele “Ralph” Fusco

Birth
Pontelandolfo, Provincia di Benevento, Campania, Italy
Death 12 Feb 2017 (aged 92)
Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Watertown, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 176331567 · View Source
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WATERBURY – Mr. Raffaele “Ralph” Fusco, 92, formerly of Valentino Drive, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Waterbury Hospital in the presence of his loving family. He was the widower of Cesarea (Perugini) Fusco.
Ralph was born in Pontelandolfo, Benevento, Italy, on Nov. 20, 1924, son of the late Domenicantonio and Carmela (Calabrese) Fusco. He served in the Italian Army during World War II.

He settled to Waterbury from Italy in 1964. He worked at Scovill Manufacturing and Century Brass for 25 years, retiring in 1990.
He was an avid gardener, loved woodworking and making homemade wine. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by a daughter, Vittoria Mancini and her husband, Nunzio, of Waterbury, with whom he made his home; a son, Michele Fusco and his wife, Antonietta, of Pontelandolfo, Italy; two sisters, Madalena Rinaldi of Newington, and Maria Guerrera of Tuscany, Italy; four grandchildren, Antonio Mancini and his wife, Christine, of Fairport, N.Y., Pia Nardelli and her husband, Fabio, of Rome, Italy, Maria Perugini and her husband, Carl, of Watertown, and Cinzia Fusco of Benevento, Italy; five great-grandchildren, Andrew and Stephanie Mancini, and Nicholas, Alex and Matteo Perugini; and several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements: Funeral 9 a.m. Wednesday from Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway, to St. Michael’s Church, 62 St. Michael Drive, Waterbury, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Watertown. Calling hours will be held today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
For more info, or to send e-condolences, visit www.chaseparkwaymemorial.com.


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  • Created by: Michael Ryley Bradbury
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176331567
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Raffaele “Ralph” Fusco (20 Nov 1924–12 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176331567, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Watertown, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Michael Ryley Bradbury (contributor 46850737) .