In Hamden, Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2005, John S. Adinolfi, 91, husband of the late Charlotte Spezzano of Half Mile Rd., North Haven, father of Gerald Adinolfi and his wife, Ruth of Northford, Mary Provini and her husband, Ray of North Haven, Paul Adinolfi and his wife, Cynthia of North Haven, Susan Reid and her husband, Alan of Hamden, Justin Adinolfi and his wife, Jane of Cheshire and the late John M. Adinolfi, brother of Julia Damiani, Sylvia Scaramella and Virginia Zolkiewicz all of North Haven. Also survived by a daughter-in-law, Karin M. Adinolfi of Nashville, TN, 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Michael, Frank, Joseph, Salvatore and Louis Adinolfi and sisters, Irma Lupone, Virginia and Jennie Adinolfi. John was born in North Haven, Nov. 1, 1914, a son of the late Michael and Maria Tessitore Adinolfi. He and his late brother Michael, owned and operated M & J Builders of North Haven, where they built homes for over 30 years. Prior to building he co-owned and operated Maple Tree Dairy Farm of North Haven. Mr. Adinolfi was a longtime parishioner of St. Therese Church in North Haven. John's life was his family, his work and his vegetable garden. Funeral leaving BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, Thursday, Dec. 29 at 9:15 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Therese Church, North Haven at 10:00 a.m. Friends may call Wednesday from 4 - 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Therese Church, 555 Middletown Ave., North Haven, CT 06473. Interment in All Saints Cemetery, North Haven.

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  1. Justin My heartfelt sympathies to you and Jane at this time of need. Ginger Helff DeLancey and family

  2. May the road rise to meet him. May the wind be always at his back. May the sun shine warm upon his face, the rains fall soft upon his fields and until we meet again , may God hold him in the palm of his hand. The Moran Family

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