Edward 'Uncle Ed' R. Laudano, Sr, age 73, of Hamden, passed away on June 24, 2012 surrounded by his family at St. Raphael Hospital. Ed was the husband of Marguerite Cricco Laudano; father of Michele D'Errico & her husband Angelo of Cheshire and Edward R. Laudano, Jr & his wife Jean of Wallingford; grandfather of Alexa & Joseph D'Errico and Julia & Edward R, Laudano, III; brother of Frank Laudano of East Haven & the late Salvatore & Andrew Laudano. Born in New Haven on March 6, 1939, he was a son of the late Frank & Julia Mascola Laudano. Ed was a carpenter and heavy equipment operator. His happiest moments were spent in the kitchen cooking and serving delicious meals to all. He was an artist, a wood craftsman and musician. Ed's family would like to thank the 5 North Staff, SICU & Dr. Passarelli & Dr. Henry at St. Raphael's Hospital for the care Ed received in his time of need. His funeral will be held Wednesday, June 27, at 9:15 AM from the BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden, followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Joan of Arc Church. Friends may visit with his family at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Interment will take place in Centerville Cemetery, Hamden.

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  1. Although we are gratly saddened at his passing the time we shared with Uncle Ed and his family gave us a lifetime of memories we will never forget. The island, name game, cooking and laughing are just a few of the thing we will cherish. Even though we never built the group home with the kitchen in the center…all the time we shared means the world to our family, Thanks for all the good time Uncle Ed- you will be missed. The Yelle family xo

  2. Dear Marguerite, It has been many years since I saw you and (uncle)Eddie, late 70’s, early 80’s…our night club days. A lot of fun, and lots of good memories. And, I have to say how very sorry I am to hear this sad news. It was a pleasure meeting you then, and getting to know the both of you. Two of the nicest people ever! Today I extend my heartfelt condolences to you and your family…sending my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Ed’s friendship was truly a gift from God to us. We have so many memories. Our deepest sympathy to Marguerite and all the family. Love, Mike and Mary Lou

  4. Marguerite, We are saddened to hear of Ed’s passing. Please accept our sincere condolences. Rich Pittala and family

  5. My heartfelt sympathy to Ed’s wonderful wife and family. Ed was one of the nicest guys anyone could know. RIP dear Ed. I will never forget you. Love, Nina

  6. My heartfelt sympathy to Ed’s wonderful wife and family. Ed was one of the nicest guys anyone could know. RIP dear Ed. I will never forget you. Love, Nina

  7. So sorry to hear the sad news. So many pleasant memories and fun times at your house. Ed was truly a good freind and wonderful family man. We will miss him. Love john and Rachel Brasile

  8. We are so incredibly saddened to hear the news! What a great man…kind, funny, charming and inspiring. He will be sorely missed and I will forever carry such great memories of him! We love you and are thinking of all your you at this time!

  9. We loved Uncle Ed with all of our hearts and thank God that we got to know such a wonderful man. All of our love and prayers are sent to Marguerite and the family. We love you, Mickey, Christine, Michael and Christian Battista

  10. Dear Marguerite,Michelle, Eddie & Family It is with with our deepest sympathy that we extend our heartfelt sorrow over the passing of our dear neighbor and friend Eddie. It seems like yesterday rather that over forty years ago that we moved next door and were welcomed into the neighborhood by the Laudano family. We could not have had better neighbors, We will miss Eddie and please know that we are only a door away and can be called upon if needed. Love you all, The Bracey’s

  11. Ed will be missed dearly my friend ,our sympathy and love go out to his wife and family. You will always be in our prayers.

  12. I will miss Uncle Ed’s warm smile, his thoughtfulness and most of all how he showered his family and friends with love.

  13. Marguerite, Eddie, Michelle & Family, I am saddened to hear of Uncle Ed’s passing. It’s been a long time since a bunch of us used to get together on the back porch for his delicious Sunday meatballs and sauce. He made us laugh for hours with his nonstop stories. He was a wonderful man and a true .Uncle. to so many of us. I have so many fond memories that will last a lifetime. My sincerest condolences

  14. May all the love you feel from your fiends and family bring you comfort now and always. We love you.

  15. Our thoughts and prayers are with Marguerite and her family. Eddie was a great guy and a fantastic cook. We are blessed to have known and loved him.

  16. So sorry to hear of your loss. I know you have been such a close family. Dad and Grandpa will be sorely missed. yetta

  17. So sorry to learn about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless Mary Ugolik and Family

  18. Dear Laudano Family, Scott and I are so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. We met Uncle Ed when we were just kids and will never forget him. Our prayers and warm thoughts are with you during this sorrowful time.

  19. Dear Marguerite and family, We are so sorry to hear about cousin Eddie..I have such fond memories of him..My Mom (Aunt Connie Uncle Ernie Laudano’s daughter( sends her condolences…I know he will be truly missed.. Cousin SallyAnn and Aunt Connie and family

  20. He was a man of God. He was a very special man. He was a very good father. He was a very strong family man. He was a great teacher, just like Jesus. He was a great carpenter. We will all miss this man of greatness. We love you Uncle Ed and please watch over us. The Celanos in Arizona


  22. I first met Cousin Ed at the Laudano Picnics of the 1940’s, but didn’t remember him from that. We met up again in 2004 at the resumption of the Laudano Picnics. I have to agree with all that he was a wonderful cook. My daughter loved his crabs and linguini that he made for us all. We came to these picnics from Pennsylvania. I enjoyed my last conversation with him on June 7th and did see him at their 50th Wedding Anniversary Party at Brazi’s. He loved his family very much and was very proud of them all. Rachela Laudano Player

  23. It’s so hard to say good bye to such a great guy. For 21 years, we spent all the hoildays together. The love and respect our families had for each other was something that money can’t buy. Rest in peace Eddie and tell Joe we love and miss him.


  25. Did not know of your passing till recently, I have fond remembrances of uncle Eddie in the basement of his home playing pool, having drinks, listening to disco and Eddie playing the tambourine-I missed those times and I’ll miss you ed… you were a great person and I was glad and happy to have known you. Your friend from back in the day, Donnie Iannuzzi

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