SFC Kevin T. Chiarito, age 47, of Brunswick, GA, formerly of Newtown and Danbury, CT, died on Tuesday October 2nd at his home in Georgia. He was the husband of Paige (Shaw) Chiarito. Kevin was born on June 5, 1965 in Port Chester, NY, the son of Louis Chiarito and the late Bernadette Chiarito.
Kevin moved with his family to Danbury when he was a child. While Kevin was attending Immaculate High School, he joined Phoenix Hose Company 8 and became the youngest certified EMT in the state of CT at that time. Kevin graduated Immaculate High School in 1983 and Sacred Heart University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree majoring in Justice and Law Administration. Kevin joined the United States Army in 1999 and currently with the United States National Guard in GA having served a total of four tour of duties overseas. Kevin was an EMT/ FireFighter with the Glen County Fire Department in Georgia and an honorary member of Phoenix Hose Company 8 in Danbury, CT.
Kevin is survived by his daughters Cassidy, Taylorann, and Sydney Chiarito of Newtown, CT; son Spencer Chiarito of Brunswick, GA; his father, Louis Chiarito; brothers Lou Chiarito and wife Sharon; Sean Chiarito and wife Betsy; Mark Chiarito and wife Colleen; and sisters Marie Murphy, Theresa Keeler and husband Patrick; an aunt, Mary Browne; an uncle, Patrick Browne; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00am on Saturday October 13, 2012 at St. Joseph, Danbury. Entombment will be in the St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury. The family will receive friends at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St, Danbury on Friday October 12th from 4-8pm. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers can be made to Phoenix Hose Company 8, 14 Well Ave, Danbury, CT 06810 or St. Jude's Children's Hospital, P.O.Box 50, Memphis, TN, 38101.