Giuseppe Iozzo, 77, of Newington, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at Jerome Home. He was the beloved husband of the late Sharen Iozzo for 45 years. Born in Calabria Contanzaro, Italy, son of the late Nichola and Chiara Iozzo, he was a longtime Newington resident and a member of Holy Spirit Church. Giuseppe was employed by Fafnir Bearing for many years until his retirement. He was an avid gardener, who loved to be outdoors and loved listening to his Italian music. Above all, he loved the company of his family and grandchildren.
A loving father and grandfather, he leaves his four daughters and sons-in-law, Chiara and Robb Coutinho, Susan and Derrick Gugliotti, Tina and Rob Mangiafico and Andrea and Tony Sena, all of Newington, and six grandchildren, Dante, Isabella, Madelyn, Grace, Anthony and Julia. He also leaves his sisters, Bettina Roti Roti, Maria Fazzino; his two sisters-in-law, Bettina and Angela Iozzo; his brothers, Sal Iozzo, and Tony Iozzo and his wife Patricia, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Dominic and Jack Iozzo. His family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at the Jerome Home for their loving care and kindness. Relatives and friends are invited to call Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington, followed by a funeral service. He will be laid to rest beside his wife in West Meadow Cemetery. To share a memory, please visit us at www.newingtonmemorial.com .