Gabriel F. Azzaro, beloved husband of Marie Bomboliski Azzaro, died at his home in Branford on November 27, 2011, after a brief illness.
Mr. Azzaro was born September 5, 1933 in Brooklyn, NY, a son of the late Frank and Olympia Esposito Azzaro. He was a Korean War veteran of the U. S. Army. Mr. Azzaro was an Insurance Producer for Nationwide Insurance Co. in Branford for many years. He was a former member of the New Haven Jaycees, a member of American Legion Post 83 in Branford, and a committee member for the Vietnam Veterans Benefit Board. He was the former Republican Town Chairman in Branford, and was former chairman of the Branford Recreation Board.
Besides his wife he is survived by his children, Michael J. Azzaro, Sr. of Branford, Robin M. (David) Meyers of Holmes, NY, and Holly (Michael) Melillo of Killingworth; his sister Frances Ciarleglio of North Haven, and six grandchildren.
A memorial gathering will be held Thursday afternoon from 3:30 – 6:30 with a Memorial Service at 6:30 in the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St., Branford.
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