Francesco Brunetto, a resident of Darien, passed away on Wednesday, May 19 in Darien. He was 82.
Born Feb. 22, 1939 in Castiglione, Sicily, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Giuseppina (Trefiletti) Brunetto.
Francesco worked as a highway foreman for the Darien Department of Public Works for 46 years before retiring in 2004. He was also a member of St. John Roman Catholic Church in Darien.
Francesco is survived by his wife, Elisa Ciacciarella Brunetto; a daughter, Josephine Borghi; and a son, Salvatore (Rosalia) Brunetto. He is also survived by four grandchildren: Jessica (Ron) Doshna, Melissa (Sal) Catalano, Frank Brunetto and Anthony Brunetto. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Vincenzo Brunetto, and son-in-law, Andrew Borghi.
A viewing will be held at 9 a.m., Monday, May 24 at the Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. at St. John Roman Catholic Church, 1986 Post Road. Entombment will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery, Darien.
Donations in his memory can be made to the Foundation Fighting Blindness, for Retinitis Pigmentosa Research.
— an obituary from Lawrence Funeral Home, where online condolences may be left