Thomas J. DeCicco, age 82, of Darien, formerly a long-time resident of Stamford,
passed away on Friday, Dec. 23, surrounded by his loving family.
He was the beloved husband of the late Marian (Boyle) DeCicco; son of the late Anthony and Josephine DeCicco. He is predeceased by his brother, Anthony DeCicco and his sisters Frances Mangiat and Pauline Williams.
Born April 23, 1934 in Mamaroneck, N.Y., Thomas was a graduate of Stepinac High School in White Plains, N.Y., and served in the U.S. Army.
Thomas spent many years in retail businesses one of which was a family business, Anthony’s Farm Produce in Stamford. He recently retired from working more than 30 years at Four Corner’s Wine Shop in Stamford.
— an obituary from Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory
Thomas was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle who cherished his family and friends. Thomas had a smile for all who came in contact with him and will be greatly missed.
He will forever be remembered by all who knew him for his love, generosity and energy. With his endearing spirit he made friends across all ages and walks of life.
Thomas leaves behind son Stephen DeCicco and his wife Roberta of Norwalk; his daughter Patricia DeCicco of Seymour; his daughter Lori DeCicco of Wallingford; his granddaughters Brittney Peacock, Tami Randall, Megan Libby and grandson Kevin DeCicco; his loving companion, Lydia Maffei; and his sister Eleanor Garufi of Stamford as well as many nieces and nephews.
A funeral procession will be leaving the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 at 9:15 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. Matthews Roman Catholic Church, 216 Scribner Ave., Norwalk. Interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, in Darien.
Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 from 4 to 8 p.m.