Mar 102014

navy funeralCharles J. Cucurello, 90, of Orange formerly a lifelong resident of New Haven, entered into eternal rest on March 7, 2014 at his home.

Loving uncle of James C. (Joan) Cucurello, Philip A. (Stephanie) Cucurello and MaryAnn (Russell) Smith all of Orange. Great uncle of Kristine of FL and Joseph, Matthew, Brittany and Emily all of Orange. Brother-in- law of Mary Cucurello of Orange. Brother of the late Philip J. Cucurello. Charlie was born in New Haven on May 2, 1923, son of the late James and Josephine Grande Cucurello.

Prior to his retirement, Charlie was a life long member of Union Local 777 Plumbers and Steamfitters. Master Plumber and Steamfitter for Ursini Mechanical Company and also was employed by the New Haven Board of Education and also was a volunteer at the Y.N.H.H. St. Raphael Campus for 20 years and a WW II Navy Veteran.

Charlie gave generously to the refurbishing of the Statue of Liberty and the Intrepid.

Friends may call at the PORTO FUNERAL HOME, 830 Jones Hill Rd. West Haven, WEDNESDAY morning from 8:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.

His funeral procession will leave the  funeral home WEDNESDAY morning at 10:30 A.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Holy Infant Church at 11:00 A.M.

Interment with military honors will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to Y.N.H.H. St. Raphael Campus Office of Development P.O. Box 1849 New Haven,CT. 06511 Sign Charlie’s guest book online.

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