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Michael A. Cipriano

July 8, 1969 August 16, 2020
Michael A. Cipriano
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Michael was a man who wore many hats. From his employment at Union Cemetery, The Brass Guitar, Something Different, Caught in the Act and finally, RIG Refractory. The one hat he wore with pride was Dad.
He leaves behind his wife and best friend, Bonnie Lyman Cipriano; his cousin, supporter, friend and more like sister, Robin Esposito (Larry Esposito, Meghan and Nick); best friends and brothers, Jim Daly and Timothy Grass; aunt and uncle, Maureen and Gary Komoroski and more. He also leaves behind all of his children, Elizabeth Gallant (grandson Caleb), Christopher Gallant, Sr. (wife Becky and grandchildren Colin, Christopher, Jr., Cayden and Cara), Eric Cray, Jr. (grandchildren Forrest, Calli, Eric III), Debra Corica (grandchildren Kody, Mariah), Paul Corica, Frank Corica and Heather Wysocki; his nephew Matthew Cipriano, and nieces HeatherAnn Carney, Sophia and Maria Hatzivasiliadis, and Kiah Meketa; and many more nieces and nephews; father-in-law, William Lilly; many brothers-in-laws and sisters-in-law; many cousins; and his longtime friends, Danny Maldonado, Donald Griffin, and Luis Yanez, Sr. He is predeceased by grandparents, including Dorothy Simons; mother, Patricia Burdo; father, Jim Cipriano; brothers John McKay, Thomas McKay, James Cipriano; very special aunt Kathy Simons; and many more special friends.

Friends are invited to attend a walk through visitation on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 from 5 to 8 pm at the Pistey Funeral Home, 2155 Main Street, Stratford. Wearing of facial masks and social distancing protocol must be followed. Per COVID-19 guidelines, a maximum of 25 people will be allowed in the building at any time. Please pay your respects and exit without lingering so that others may also enter the building.

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5:00 PM 9/2/2020 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/2/2020 8:00:00 PM
Pistey Funeral Home

2155 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

Pistey Funeral Home
2155 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

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