Donald F. Uricchio, Sr., 86, of Old Saybrook passed away peacefully at Middlesex Hospital on Oct. 31. He was the beloved husband of the late Connie Uricchio. Don was born in Hartford to the late Joseph and Mary (Compasto) Uricchio.
Don retired from TRW in Hartford after 20 years. For several years he worked for Swan Funeral Home as a funeral assistant and the Town of Old Saybrook caring for the Pavilion. Don was a lifelong resident of Old Saybrook and a familiar face around town. He was an avid fisherman and well-known for his July 4 parties at his beachfront home. He will be sadly missed.
He is survived by his three children, Michele (Bill) Wade of Hartford, Don Uricchio, Jr., of Miami, Florida, and Susan (Frank) Borowicz of Cape Coral, Florida, and two grandchildren, Amelia and Alina, both of Florida.
Family and friends may visit from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 7, at Swan Funeral Home, 1224 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, at St. John Church, Main Street, Old Saybrook. All arrangements are under the direction of Keenan Funeral Home.
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