Joseph A. Schiavone, Sr.
February 13, 1943 ~ April 28, 2017
Joseph Anthony Schiavone, 74, passed away peacefully Friday April 28, 2017 surround by his wife Bernadette (Cowhey) Schiavone and family. Born in Norwalk, CT, he was the son of the late Julius Schiavone and Angelina Schiavone. He was a thoughtful son and good student. He graduated from La Salle University in Pennsylvania where he met, fell in love and soon after married Bernadette. Together their lives were devoted to each other for over 50 years. Together they made their lives in Newtown, CT and had built a home and had a family. His career expanded to working as a CFO for Homequity Inc, Owner of Video Forum and CFO of Goodwill Inc.
He was a devout catholic and spent his time volunteering at various parish committees at St. Rose of Newtown. He was the consummate gentleman know best for quiet spoken optimism and charm. He was a lifelong, voracious reader and traveler. His favorite pastime was planning and taking cruises all over the world with his loving wife. Above all, he was a devoted and loyal husband, and a caring and loving father and grandfather.
He is survived by his brother, Julius Schiavone, Jr and his wife Marie in Norwalk and their children, Shannon Lavertue and her husband Paul and their children, Daniel, Eva, Lauren, Madeline, and Brooks of Woodbury; Joseph Anthony Schiavone Jr, and his wife Kimberley and their daughter Sophia of Madison; Erinn Henry and her husband Robert in Alberta, Canada.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 3, at 10:00am at Saint Matthew Church, 216 Scribner Avenue, Norwalk. Entombment will follow at St John Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk.