Andrew J. Lucibelli, 91, of Hamden, died peacefully on Monday, May 23, 2011.He was the beloved husband of Jeanette Pagnam Lucibelli. Born in New Haven on February 29, 1920 to the late Rudolpho and Christina Amendola Lucibelli. Andrew was a 1938 graduate of Commercial High School in New Haven before serving in the 776th Ordinance Company of the 76th Division of the U.S. Army. After the war, he was employed by the U.S. Government as a quality control inspector for many years. During his retirement, he worked at Rundbaken, and later at the New Haven Colony Historical Society, the job he loved the most. He was a parishioner of Saint Rita's Church for many years. Besides his wife of 53 years, he leaves two daughters, Jeanette (William) Compton and Elizabeth (Harley) Pretty, both of Hamden; six grandchildren, Nette, Sarah Jane, and Justine Compton and Jenny, Harley and Trevor Pretty; sisters, Teresa Lucibelli, Blanche Porto and Clare Palleria and many beloved nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Rose Lucibelli and his brother Peter Lucibelli. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden on Thursday, May 26th at 9:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Rita's Church at 10 a.m. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial with Military Honors to take place in St. Agnes Cemetery, Branford.

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  1. My dearest Uncle- you mean the world to me. I’ll miss your beautiful smile and gentle ways. I have so many good memories of you. You have been a strong influence and role model in my life. I’ll hold your memory in my heart until we meet again. I LOVE YOU.

  2. So many fond memories of you, Uncle Andy, from my childhood. May you rest in peace, and know that you are very much missed. Your loving niece, Susan

  3. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Mr. Lucibelli was a wonderful man and I remember him fondly in his tennis geer at Owen-e-go when we were kids. He was such a gentleman. Thinking of you all with love from Deb Bellmore and the family.

  4. I’m so very sorry for your loss. I have so many good memories of him. My thoughts and prayers are with each and every one of you.

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