Richard Nicholas Zamfino, 76, of Fairfield Conn. and The Villages, Fla.,  joined the love of his life, Lucille, in Heaven on Sunday, January 19, 2014 after a brief illness.

Born in Port Chester, NY on December 4, 1937, Richard was the son of the late Frank & Mildred Penebre Zamfino.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Frank and Phillip.

Richard was a loving father, protector & friend to daughters, Lisa Zamfino of Fairfield & Lori Coppola & her husband, Maurizio, of Milford. He was the cherished Papa to Jennifer Dias & her husband, Michael, Megan Coppola & Kayla Coppola. He is also survived by his sisters & their husbands, Catherine & Patrick Summa and Linda & Robert Peterson, sister in law Martha Zamfino, sister in law & brother in law, Patricia & Peter Biagioni, brother in law & sister in law, Robert & Rita Purciello and many nieces, nephews, cousins & friends.

The Dennis & D’Arcy Funeral Home, Stratford, was in charge of the arrangements. Memorial Contributions may be made to Saint Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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