John    A.    DeGennaro Sr.
Message & Funeral Information:
John A. DeGennaro, Sr., age seventy two, of Trumbull, the beloved husband of Jean York DeGennaro passed away suddenly on Sunday February 28, 2010 in St. Vincent’s Medical Center with his loving family by his side. John was born in Bridgeport on January 22, 1938 and was the son of the late Jack and Mildred DiMarco DeGennaro. He was the former proprietor of the Town Hall Paint Stores in Stratford, Vigilio’s Restaurant in Cheshire, and worked for Ring’s Lumber Company and Enterprize Auto in his later years. John enjoyed, cooking, carpentry, gardening and was an avid New York Giants Fan and attended many of the Super Bowls throughout his life. In addition to his devoted wife Jean, he is also survived by two sons, John DeGennaro Jr., Robert DeGennaro and his wife Beth, two daughters, Allison DeGennaro, Renee Jennings and her husband Bill, brother, Robert DeGennaro, ten grandchildren, Scott, John III, Stephanie, Katie, Anthony, Nicholas, Brenna, Kaylee, Jared, Leah, mother-in-law, Elizabeth York, daughter-in-law, Suzanne, nieces, nephews and his dog, “Sparky”. He was also predeceased by his son, James A. DeGennaro.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 10:30 AM in the GALELLO-LUCHANSKY FUNERAL HOME, 2220 Main Street, Stratford. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery Trumbull. Friends may call at the GALELLO-LUCHANSKY FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday from 4 – 7 PM.

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