Rosario Vincent Sciuto, age 95, of Stratford, passed away peacefully in his home on January 31, 2021, in his residence with his loving family by his side. He was lovingly known as Pops. Rosario “Russ” was born in Bridgeport, CT on November 3rd, 1925 to the late Vincenzo Sciuto and Josephine Natale Sciuto. Russ proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II from 1944 through 1946. He lived his entire life by the tenets of the Marine Corps and always showed his strength and courage with his phrase, “I’m a Marine”. He was then employed at Bryant Electric until his retirement in 1988. He was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Church where he proudly served as an usher for most of his life. He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Society, and the VFW, all of Stratford. Pops enjoyed bowling, dancing, watching the New York Yankees, frequent trips to the Casino, traveling with his family and the concerts on the Stratford Green. He looked forward to meeting up with friends at the Sea Wall in Lordship, going out to dinner and spending time with Stella, and his daily adventures with his best friend, Teddy Recupido. He enjoyed his annual back-to-school lunches with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and most of all, Pops loved spending time with his family and never missed a holiday, dance recital, school play or concert, birthday party or graduation. Pops was always there. Rosario is survived by his devoted companion, Stella Kmec and his loving children; Diane Breton and her husband, Marcel, Russell Sciuto and his wife, Judy, and Jeanne Wojcicki and her husband, Paul, all of Stratford, he was blessed with nine grandchildren; Christine Shannon and husband, Michael, Rachel Carroll and husband, Michael, Danielle Marin and husband, Peter, Russell Breton and wife, Lynne, Amy Rose and husband, AJ, Russell Sciuto and wife, Jill, Jessica Lebreton and husband, John Louis, Christina D’Ambrosio and husband, Jon-Michael, Matthew Wojcicki and wife, Megan, 18 beloved great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his beloved parents, Rosario was also predeceased by two spouses, Florence Torre Sciuto and Martha Zysk Sciuto and five brothers. Due to the current health situation, all services were held privately and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to the Galello-Luchansky Funeral Home, 2220 Main Street, Stratford. The family would like to thank Rosario’s caregivers for their care and compassion shown to him and his family.
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