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Obituary: Harlow J. Geloso, 82, Beloved Father of Joyce Esposito

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Apr 212015
 

Screen Shot 2015-04-21 at 10.53.04 PMHarlow J. Geloso, 82, of Woodbridge, peacefully entered into eternal rest on April 18, 2015, at Griffin Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen Fitzgerald Geloso.

Mr. Geloso was born in Derby on October 18, 1932, son of the late Harry and Rose Marino Geloso. A resident of Woodbridge since 1970, he was the owner and operator of Connecticut Sheet Metal in Bethany until his retirement. He was an active member of Sheet Metal Worker’s Union Local 38 and 40 where he served on the Board of Trustees and committees of apprentice and training and management and negotiating. He served tirelessly as a proponent of the union sheet metal worker.

Harlow enjoyed traveling with his wife and family, summers at the family cottage in Beckett, MA, Sunday dinners and building and flying radio controlled model airplanes. In addition to his wife Kathy, he is survived by two sons, David H. Geloso (Linda) of Ansonia and James R. Geloso of Woodbridge, four daughters, Kathleen Fioto (Howard) of FL, Maureen Volto (John) of Seymour, Joyce Esposito (Frank) of Orange and Barbara Cuthbert (Stuart) of Bethany, daughter-in-law, Catherine Geloso of Bethany, brother, Harry Geloso (Betsy) of Beacon Falls, 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and his canine companion, Smokey.

He was predeceased by a son, Thomas J. Geloso.

The family would like to express deep gratitude to the doctors, nurses and caregivers at Griffin Hospital for the excellent care they provided to Harlow.

There will be no public visiting hours.

 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral on Thursday April 23, 2015, at 11:00 am (PLEASE MEET DIRECTLY) at Our Lady of Assumption Church, 81 Center Road in Woodbridge for a Mass of Christian Burial.

Interment will follow in the family plot in Carrington Cemetery in Bethany.

The SPINELLI-RICCIUTI/BEDNAR-OSIECKI FUNERAL HOME, 62 Beaver Street in Ansonia, has been privileged with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Oxford Special Olympics, C/O Maureen Blees, 13 Lisbon Terrace, Oxford, CT 06478.

To send an act of sympathy, visit www.spinelliricciutifh.com.