Walter Ghilardi a Stamford resident, died Thursday, August 14, at home. He was 86 years old.
He died of natural causes according to his family.
Born August 18, 1927 in Chimbote, Peru, he was the son of the late Gregorio Ghilardi and Maria Mezzich.
He was retired from the Country Club of Darien, where he worked as a Bartender Manager.
He is survived by three daughters, Racquel Falco of Sparta, New Jersey, Deborah Prizio of Roswell, Georgia, Cindi Pierce of Woodstock, Georgia,; a son Philip Bertuccio of Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Seven grandchildren and one great grandson as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Marilyn Ghilardi, a son Richard Wade, five sisters and three brothers.
Calling hours will be 6 to 8 pm, Tuesday, August 19, at Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home, 2900 Summer Street, Stamford.
A funeral service will be at 10am, Wednesday, August 20, at St. Leo's Church, 24 Roxbury Road, Stamford.
Burial will follow in St. John's Cemetery in Darien.