Erio Michael Gibertoni, 81 beloved husband of 56 years of Sara Carrolla Gibertoni of Cheshire, passed away Feb. 17, 2012. He was born in Hamden, August 12, 1930 a son of the late Orazio and Dorina Gherardi Gibertoni and proudly served in the US Army and the Army National Guard from 1949-1953. He was a dedicated, devoted family man. His grandchildren were his pride and joy. Erio cherished spending time with his family, and he enjoyed sharing in all of their special occasions and attending his grandchildren's activities. He is survived by his daughter, Gail Larson and her husband Thomas Larson of Cheshire, his grandchildren Thomas and Erica Larson of Cheshire, a sister Nora Riccio of Hamden, and sister-in-law Marie Carrolla of Cheshire. Mr. Gibertoni was predeceased by a daughter Sandra Gibertoni, and brothers Lindo Gibertoni, Lorenzo Gibertoni, and sisters Erma Vermiglio, Lillian Maggi, Edith Dringoli, Nancy Brown, and Enus Gibertoni. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 11 am in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Hamden. Interment with Military Honors will follow in All Saints Cemetery. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. Contributions in his memory may be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project 4899 Belfort Rd., Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256, woundedwarriorproject.org.

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  1. Dad, I thank God that you are at peace now, but I will miss you. I’ve been going through all of our photos of you with Tommy and Erica and all of us . . . smiling, laughing, having fun, and enjoying life. That is how I will remember you. Love Always, Gail

  2. Dear Sara and Gail, was so sorry to read of the passing of Erio in todays paper. Jeanne and I send our heart felt condolences to both of you and your families. Always, Phil

  3. Dear Sara and Gail, I was so sorry to hear about your loss. Way too many years have passed, but I just wanted you to know that many years ago my Uncle Erio was a very special man. He was kind, he always made me laugh, and I have fond memories of him. Hoping you have fond memories of your time together with him. Sincerely, Diane Thomas

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