John Cordone Jr.
John Edward Cordone, Jr., age 85, of West Haven, beloved husband to Victoria (Orsini) Cordone entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the CT Hospice after a long illness. Born in West Haven on April 24, 1932, John was the son of the late John, Sr. and Antionette (Pasarella) Cordone. He had a career as a die set-up and machine operator for New England Die Casting for over thirty years and most recently for Newton Die Casting. John enjoyed fishing, hunting and cooking. He was a jack of all trades. Most importantly, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He touched the hearts of all who knew him.
In addition to his wife Victoria of sixty years, John is survived by his children John Edward III and his wife Judith of Terryville, James and his wife Donna of North Branford, Peter and his wife Michelle of North Haven, grandchildren Joseph Cordone, Ryan Cordone, Alexis Hopko, Amanda Cordone, great grandchildren Hailey Cordone, Cooper Cordone, and many nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his sister Angelina Criscuolo and his brothers Daniel, Anthony, Serafino, Nicholas, and Mario.
A visitation will be held on Sunday from 4 to 7 PM at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. The funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 10:30 AM for A Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in Our Lady of Victory Church on Monday at 11 AM. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105.