John Joseph Christiano, Sr.
September 20, 1918 - April 16, 2018
John Joseph Christiano, Sr., 99, passed away on April 16, in Norwalk. He was born on September 20, 1918 in Waterbury Connecticut, the son of the late Costantino and Bambina (Lenese) Christiano.
Formerly of Waterbury, he resided with his daughter Rose for the last 10 years of his life.
Mr. Christiano was a naval veteran of WWII.
He was employed for many years by the Lux/Robert Shaw company.
He was also an avid Boston Red Sox fan and also enjoyed college basketball, horse racing and year round fishing.
He is survived by his son John (Jack) and wife Susan of Elverta, CA; his daughters Rose Taliercio of Norwalk; Mary Fichandler and husband Bruce of New Haven and Nancy Braz and husband Helder of Naugatuck. In addition, he had 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Mr. Christiano is predeceased by his wife Mary (Des Jardins) and sons Joseph and James and 2 brothers and 5 sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday April 21 at 10:00 am in St. Matthew’s Church at 216 Scribner Ave, Norwalk CT, 06854. There will be no calling hours and burial will be private.
Donations in his memory may be made to VITAS Healthcare Hospice, 488 Main Avenue, 4th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851 or to St. Matthews Church.