James Thomas Parrillo
James Thomas “Jimmy” Parrillo, 74, of Norwalk, died suddenly Monday, August 20, 2018.
Born July 8, 1944, in Norwalk, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Ruth Cahill Parrillo. Jimmy attended Norwalk schools and lived most of his life in Norwalk. He was a disabled Vietnam veteran who served as a paratrooper with the U. S. Army’s 509th, Airborne Infantry.
Jimmy will always be remembered as a kind hearted person who was quick to help a friend or neighbor.
He is survived by a brother; Robert Parrillo and his wife, Kim, of Hampton, N H, sisters; MaryEllen Schule, of Henniker, N H, and Andrea Quinn, and her husband, Duane, of Norwalk, three nephews; Nicholas Parrillo, George Schule, Jamie Schule and one niece; Kelsey Parrillo.
A service will be held Saturday morning, August 25, at 11:30 A. M. in Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. The family will receive friends, at the funeral home, from 10:30 A. M. until service time.
Memorial contributions to the Disabled American Veterans, Newington, CT, VA Medical Center, P.O. Box 310909, Newington, CT 06131-0909, would be appreciated.