Tony (Vee) Villaggio, left the loving arms of the light of his life, his devoted wife of forty-seven years, Carol and his son, Michael of whom he was very proud, along with Michael’s family on Thursday, November 15, 2018.
Tony’s iron will resulting from his United States Marine Corps. Training (1964-1968) served him well in meeting life’s challenges with determination and courage. He lived his life grateful for each day with the attitude, “my glass is half full.”
He was a life member of the Cromwell Fire Department, a Cromwell Water/Fire Commissioner for eighteen years and membership in Knights of Columbus, Cromwell Outboard Association, Marine Corp League, D.A.V. life member and the Vietnam Veterans Association.
Tony was an avid kayaker and fisherman. The Connecticut River and Bass will miss his presence!
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, December 7at 10:00 am at Saint John Church, 5 Saint John Court, Cromwell. Burial will follow Mass in the State Veterans’ Cemetery in Middletown where full military honors will be accorded. There will be no calling hours. Donations may be made to Salvation Army, P.O. Box 509, Hartford, CT 06141-0509.
The family wishes to thank the United States Veterans’ Healthcare personnel and Yale’s medical teams for their support.
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