In New Haven February 14, 2004, Michael J. Ardolino of 451 North High St., East Haven, formerly of Branford.
He was the father and father-in-law of Dani Ardolino of Branford and Jan and James Nelmes of Guilford, and he was pre-deceased by seven brothers and two sisters.
Mr. Ardolino was born in New Haven May 13, 1910, son of the late John and Gelsomina Ardolino, and he was a World War II veteran of the U. S. Army. He was the owner-operator of The Phoenix restaurant in Branford for many years, and he was a member of the Branford Elks Club and was a 32nd Degree Mason.
Funeral from the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Branford Tuesday morning at 9:30 with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary Church at 10:00. Burial in St. Agnes Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 5 - 8 PM.
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