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Mario Merlotti

March 9, 2019
Mario Merlotti
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Obituary for Mario Merlotti

Mario Merlotti, age 93, of Bridgeport, died on Saturday, March 9, 2018 at his new home in Tennessee. He was predeceased by his wife, Rita Merlotti and his first wife, June Merlotti.

Mr. Merlotti was a World War II US Navy veteran. He retired from Textron Avco-Lycoming. He was a wonderful father and grandfather, lovingly devoted to his family. He is survived by two beloved daughters, Christine Drew and her husband, Phil, of Oregon and Debbie Basso and Peter Kirk of Tennessee; one step-son, John Patterson and his wife, Deborah of Milford; one step-daughter, Kathleen Axelrod and her husband, Brad, of Hamden; eleven grandchildren, John Jr., Matt, Kate, Sherry, Deana, Larry, Amy, Mark, David, Katie and Scott; fifteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to attend the funeral on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 10 a.m. DIRECTLY at St. Andrew Church, Bridgeport with a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment at St. Michael Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Pistey Funeral Home, 2155 Main Street, Stratford.

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4:00 PM 3/14/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/14/2019 8:00:00 PM
Pistey Funeral Home

2155 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

Pistey Funeral Home
2155 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 3/15/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Andrew Church

395 Anton Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606

St. Andrew Church
395 Anton Street Bridgeport 06606 CT
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Michael Cemetery Final Resting Place

2205 Stratford Avenue
Stratford, CT 06615

2205 Stratford Avenue Stratford 06615 CT
United States

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