Joseph C. Tiroletto
East Haven, Branford
Joseph C. Tiroletto, 91, of Branford, formerly of East Haven, passed away on Jan. 18 at the St. Raphael Campus of Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the husband of the late Josephine Pellegrino Tiroletto. He was born on Dec. 1, 1928, to the late Carl and Josephine DeStefano Tiroletto.
Joe worked for the Eaton Corporation for 30 years as a tool and die maker before retiring. For more than 60 years he was very active in the Annex YMA Club. He began as a coach and volunteer for the Little League and would eventually serve as commissioner of the League for many years. He was also very active in the Men’s Club, where he was also the caretaker for both the club and its banquet facility.
He is survived by two sons, Frank (Anne) Tiroletto of Orange and Louis Tiroletto of Hamden, and a daughter, Patricia Tiroletto of Branford. He also leaves eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Carl Tiroletto.
A Memorial Service took place at the East Haven Memorial Longobardi–Brennan Funeral Home, 425 Main St., East Haven, 203-467-1708, Jan. 27. Friends called prior to the service. Burial of ashes took place in All Saints Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405. Please visit Joe’s memorial page at easthavenmemorial.com and sign his guest book.