Mr. Mario A. Varrone Sr.
Loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather
Mr. Mario A. Varrone Sr., 78, of 1 Laura Lane, passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving wife and children on Monday June 18, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MA. He was the husband of Rita (Schippani) Varrone.
Mario was born in Waterbury on May 20, 1934, son of the late Antonio and Giocondina (Fusco) Varrone. He worked for Divigard Bakery and Tony’s Bakery until his retirement. He was a hand radio operator for many years. His greatest pleasure in life was spending precious time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was truly a devoted family man who enjoyed family gatherings.
Besides his loving wife Rita of 59 years he leaves; two sons, Anthony Varrone and his wife Alison of Waterbury and Mario Varrone Jr. and his wife Laura of Naugatuck; two daughters, Virginia DeVito and her husband Antonio of Waterbury and Lisa Murphy and her husband Donald with whom he lived of Wolcott; two sisters, Rosemary Slater of Waterbury and Josephine Steinas of Oakville; twelve grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial with cremains present will be celebrated Saturday 11:15 a.m. at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, 74 West Main Street, Waterbury. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hour Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway, Waterbury.