Mario DiNozzi Obituary

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Mario Ettore DiNozzi

January 2, 1920 - June 18, 2014
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Mario Ettore DiNozzi died peacefully at home on Wednesday June 18, 2014 at the age of 94. He was a loving father, faithful husband and generous grandfather. He departed for Heaven with his family at his side, shedding a single tear as he passed onto Eternity. He will be missed for his love of life, dedication to his family, unyielding faith and, most of all, because of his strong bond with his wife of 74 years. Mario, was one of 8 siblings born and raised in Villa Santa Maria, Italy and was a World War II veteran. After immigrating to the United States in 1948, he owned and co-owned Italian restaurants in New York City and Connecticut....
Mario Ettore DiNozzi died peacefully at home on Wednesday June 18, 2014 at the age of 94. He was a loving father, faithful husband and generous grandfather. He departed for Heaven with his family at his side, shedding a single tear as he passed onto Eternity. He will be missed for his love of life, dedication to his family, unyielding faith and, most of all, because of his strong bond with his wife of 74 years.
Mario, was one of 8 siblings born and raised in Villa Santa Maria, Italy and was a World War II veteran. After immigrating to the United States in 1948, he owned and co-owned Italian restaurants in New York City and Connecticut. His last restaurant venture was Ettorucci's, located in Stamford, where he took great pride in keeping its patrons full and happy for 23 years. Nothing gave Mario more joy than spending time with his family. His home was often the center of many family gatherings over the years.
He is survived by his loving wife, Erminia, his two children; Maria Sulpizi & her husband Vincenzo and Joseph DiNozzi & his wife Cecile. Mario had 6 grandchildren; Alessandro Sulpizi & his wife Milena, Stefanie Bhalla & her husband Amit, Jon DiNozzi, Daniel DiNozzi & his wife Yenny, Joseph DiNozzi & his wife Keri and Stephen DiNozzi. He also had five great grandchildren; Christian, Gabriella, Alessandro, Tyler & Braden.
Calling hours will be from 5pm to 8pm on Friday, June 20th at Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home, 2900 Summer Street in Stamford, CT. A Christian Mass will be held at 10am on Saturday, June 21st at Saint Cecilia Parish, 1184 Newfield Ave. Stamford, CT. Interment will follow at St John's Cemetery in Darien. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.leopgallagherstamford.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (www.lls.org) and Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County (www.visitingnurse.net).

"With great sadness I heard of my uncles passing. He was a wonderful man that I always looked forward to seeing at family gatherings. I send my love to all..." Frank DiNozzi (Chicago, IL)

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