Uncasville-Alfred Giansanti, 90, of Uncasville, passed away September 8, 2013 at the William W. Backus Hospital.
He was born January 3, 1923, the son of the late Alfonso and Rose (Papagna) Giansanti.
He served in the United States Coast Guard and was honorably discharged in 1956.
He married Yolanda (Romano) June 21, 1952 in Hartford CT. She survives him.
He had been employed as the Water Commissioner for the Town for East Lyme.
Alfred was a life member of the Montville VFW. He loved to cook as well as loved arts and crafts. He was a championship duck pin bowler and was a middleweight boxer while serving in the US Coast Guard. He loved baseball and was the past President of the Eastern CT Board of Umpires.
In addition to his wife Yolanda, he is survived by his sons Alfonso Giansanti and wife Diane of Salem, Michael Giansanti of Phoenix, AZ, daughters Patricia Beetham and husband Russ of Oakdale, Alana Cancelmo and husband Benjamin Jr. of East Lyme, sister Julie Costanzo of Enfield, grandchildren Alfonso II, Marcus, Melissa, Sonya, Julia, Alex, Celina, Benny, Nick, Vinny, Nicole, Anthony, Mattie and Nina, and by 4 great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held at the Montville Funeral Home of Church and Allen on Thursday evening from 4 to 8 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at St. Johns Church in Montville at 10 am. There will be no procession from the funeral home. Burial with full military honors will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery in Montville.
To leave a message of condolence for Alfred's family, please visit his memorial at www.montvillefuneralhome.com.
Memorial donations in Alfred Giansanti's memory may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Association, 321 Research Pkwy #212, Meriden, CT 06450.
The Montville Funeral Home of Church and Allen, 53 Norwich New London Tpke, Uncasville, is entrusted with arrangements.