Samuel James Bova, 94, of Stratford, retired from Raybestos, husband of the late Rose M. (Iannone) Bova, died April 11.

Born July 20, 1921 in Stratford, son of the late Antoni and Margaret (Diblasi) Bova; U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. retired from Raybestos and was an all-star second baseman for the Survived by his son, James Bova and his wife, Bernice of Stratford, his daughter, Donna Miller of Milford, four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services: Wednesday, April 13, 10 a.m., William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St., Stratford and at 10:30 a.m. in St. James Church, Stratford. Burial will follow in St. Michael Cemetery. Visiting hours: Wednesday, 9-10 a.m., funeral home.

Memorial contributions: CT Chapter Parkinson's Disease Association, PO Box 718, Old Mystic, CT 06372.