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Israel J. Recio

June 17, 1944 ~ October 19, 2019 (age 75)

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Rocky Hill-Israel J. Recio, age 75, husband of Florence (Swiderski) Recio, passed away at Hartford Hospital on Saturday October 19, 2019.

 

He was born in Waterbury, CT on June 17, 1944, son of the late Israel S. and Mary (Moniz) Recio.  He was raised in Naugatuck and was a graduate of Naugatuck High School.  Israel lived in Rocky Hill for more than 25 years, and retired from Pratt and Whitney Aircraft after 45 years of service.  He proudly served in the United States Navy.  His greatest treasure was spending time with his family.

 

Besides his loving wife Florence of 42 years, Israel is survived by his daughter,  Lisa Merolli Pilla and her husband Jeff and their sons, Logan and Jeffery Pilla of Waterbury; his sister Dolores Ruela of Naugatuck; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.  He was predeceased by his son Christopher Merolli and his sister Olga Recio.

 

His funeral will be held on Saturday October 26, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck.  Family and friends may visit from 10-11a.m. at the funeral home. Members of the Naugatuck Veterans Council will meet on Saturday at 10:45 a.m.   Burial will follow in Holy Saviour Cemetery, Naugatuck.  To send an on-line condolence, please visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com

To send flowers to Israel's family, please visit our floral section.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
October 26, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Naugatuck Veteran's Council
Saturday
October 26, 2019

10:45 AM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Funeral Service
Saturday
October 26, 2019

11:00 AM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Burial to follow
Saturday
October 26, 2019

Holy Saviour Cemetery
New Haven Road
Naugatuck, CT 06770

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