Obituary: Rocco F. Giustino, 79, of Milford

Rocco F. Giustino, age 79, of Milford, beloved husband of Leonora Santagati Giustino for 27 years, died on Sunday, August 25th.

Mr. Giustino was born in the Bronx, NY on December 10, 1933 to the late Frank and Antonette Casalino Giustino.

Rocco worked for the City of Waterbury in the Special Collection division until his retirement.

Survivors include his children: Frank Giustino and wife Holly, Marie Brown and husband Donald, all of Milford; first wife, Margaret Giustino; five grandchildren: Donald and Cortney Brown and Rocco, Thomas and Cheech Giustino; two great-grandchildren, Alissa Grey and Mark Brown; sister, Mary Butler of Torrington; close family friend, Johanna Kaizer and several nieces and nephews.

Rocco is pre-deceased by his sisters, Angelina (Salvi) Andreoli and Domenica Collins.

Friends and family may call on Friday, August 30th from 4:00PM-6:00PM in The Gregory F Doyle Funeral Home, 291 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford, CT 06460. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 9:00AM DIRECTLY in Saint Gabriel Church, 26 Broadway, Milford. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Vincent’s Medical Center Foundation-Swim Center, 2800 Main Street, Bridgeport CT 06606 in Mr. Giustino’s memory.

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