March 21, 1928 - August 8, 2019
PASQUALE TROFA–age 91, died peacefully surrounded with the love of his wife and family on August 8, 2019. He was born in Fontana D’Ischia, Italy on March 21, 1928. He was the son of Florindo and Marianna (Mattera) Trofa.
He was the devoted husband of Mercede (Mattera) Trofa for 66 years. They were inseparable. He dedicated his life to the well-being of his family, his eight grandchildren, and his great-grandchild. Sunday dinners and holidays with the entire family were treasured celebrations. He was a man of integrity who enjoyed a simple life. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, soccer, hunting, bocce and traveling to Italy.
He is survived by his wife Mercede Trofa, his three children and their spouses: Annamaria and Giovanni Trofa of Wilton, CT, Florindo and Rosemarie Trofa of Fairfield, CT and Michelangelo and Denise Trofa of Woodbridge, CT. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Raffaello and Victoria, Patrick, Alex and Ilaria, Michael and Kimberly, David, Lisa, Amanda and Adam, a great grandchild Leonardo, and his sister Carmelina.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 229 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT. Interment will follow in St. John Cemetery, Norwalk. Friends may call at the Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. On Friday, August 9, 2019 from 4-8 PM.
Donations may be made to the American Lung Association (website: lung.org) in memory of Pasquale.