John Norman Pino
April 10, 1952 - April 19, 2011
John Norman Pino, “Johnny”, 59, of Norwalk, CT passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on April 19, 2011. He was born April 10, 1952 in New Brunswick, NJ.
John met the challenges associated with Down Syndrome with determination, a zest for life and with the unwavering support and love of his family. Through activities in STAR and Boy Scouts he was an active member of the community. He loved country music and everything “Elvis”. He attended St. Coletta’s School in Hanover, MA; Bedford Junior High School in Westport, CT; and worked at Norwalk Hospital for 25 years. Prior to moving to Westport in 1965, he lived in Mexico City for ten years where his father was employed by the Rockefeller Foundation.
John was predeceased by his mother, Edith Norman Pino, formally of Westport and the Westport Board of Realtors. He is survived by his father, Dr. John A. Pino of Norwalk; sister, Susanne Lebrija (Javier) of Norwalk; two brothers, Gene (Mary pat) of Westport and Tom (Nadine) of Sugar Land, TX; nine nephews and their families, Xavier Lebrija (wife Elsy, children Xavier, Emilio, Elsa Maria) of Mexico City; Juan Lebrija (wife Sasha, sons Diego, Alexander) of Westport; Carlos Lebrija (wife Katya, daughters Natalia, Mariana) of Wilton; Eugenio Lebrija of Mexico City; Patricio Lebrija (wife Natalia, sons Lucas, Nicolas) of Austin, TX; William Pino of Brooklyn, New York; Carl Pino of Westport; Thomas Pino of Washington DC; and Daniel Pino of Boston, MA.
Services will be held on Monday, April 25th. Visitation will be 9:00 to 10:30 am at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 am at Assumption Church, 98 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT, immediately followed by interment at Willowbrook Cemetery, 395 Main Street, Westport, CT