Gerard “Jerry” Carino, 87, of Danbury, beloved husband of Rose (DeVito) Carino, died peacefully at Laurel Ridge Nursing Home in Ridgefield on Sunday, June 30. He was born in Port Chester, N.Y., on November 2, 1925, son of Isabel and Gerardo Carino.
In addition to his wife of almost 60 years, Mr Carino is survived by his three children, Joseph Carino and his wife Lisa of Newtown, Gerri Petruccelli and her husband Nino of Ridgefield, and Marie Cholko and her husband Robert, also of Ridgefield; seven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
He enjoyed playing golf, bowling and watching his favorite teams, Mets and Giants, on TV.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am on Wednesday, July 3, at St Gregory the Great Church, 85 Great Plain Road in Danbury. Entombment will follow in the St Peter Garden Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends during the hour of 9:30 to 10:30 am on Wednesday at Brookfield Funeral Home, 786 Federal Road in Danbury.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105, or Development Department at Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County, PO Box 489, Wilton CT 06897.
To light a candle of hope and remembrance visit www.BrookfieldFuneralHome.com.
The Newtown Bee posted July 2, 2013