Hamden - Joseph Anthony Petriccione, 93, of 125 Putnam Ave. passed away Thursday, June 19, 2008 at CT Hospice. He was predeceased by his wife of 45 years, Leonetta Campochiaro Petriccione and wife of 15 years, Anna Fioretta. He was born in New Haven, September 15, 1914, a son of the late Luca and Assunta Morico Petriccione. Mr. Petriccione was the former owner of the Riviera Restaurant & Hotel of New Haven and later retired from the Town of North Haven Highway Dept. He was a long time member of the Columbian Social Club and a communicant of St. Rita Church. He is survived by a daughter Sylvia Camille Petriccione of Hamden, a son Dr. Luke Lewis Petriccione and his wife Donna of Billings, Montana, daughter Julia Mattis of North Haven, and 6 grandchildren, Catherine, Leonetta, Joseph, Zachary, Randall and Gwendolen. He had two half sisters' Philomena Oliviera and Julia Pope. He was predeceased by a daughter, Susan Proto, a sister Julia Petriccione and a brother, Lewis Petriccione. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN Monday, June 23 at 9:15 AM. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM at St. Rita Church. Interment in All Saints Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 4-7 PM. Contributions in his memory may be sent to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06406.

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  1. Dear Julie, Buddy and Family – Our heart goes out to all of you at the passing of your dear father. May he be blessed with the peace and love of God’s embrace and may you find comfort in each other in the days ahead. With our love and prayers, Dom Jr. and Julie DeCola

  2. Dear Julie, Buddy and family – Please accept our condolences on the loss of your beloved father. We are so sorry we were unable to attend the services but know that your are in our thoughts and prayers. May you all find comfort in the strength of our Lord at this most difficult of times. God Bless – Carmen and Anne DeCola Fraulo

  3. Dear Sylvia, Thinking of you at this time of the passing of your father. My heart goes out to you and your family. I know you know that love is eternal and will stay with you forever. God bless you always, Nancy

  4. I’m sorry to have learned of Joes passing. I will always remember him as a warm and loving man. My condolences to Luke & Silvia and other family members.

  5. Luke & Sylvia: Our sincere heart felt condolences to you both on the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you and your families today and always. May GOD’s Blessings be with you. Carl & Katy Nissen

  6. Luke and family, We are so sorry for your loss and hope you know that we are thinking of all of you during this difficult time. We also know the deep sorrow of losing a much loved father and will keep you in our prayers. Mitch & Lori Borth

  7. Luke and family, We are sorry to hear about the death of your father. Our thoughts and prayers go out to each of you. Take care and God Bless. Lois Giovanini and Family

  8. Luke and family, Your father is leaving behind a great man with much love for his family. He will be watching over you and everyone he loved. Sincerely, Kiva.

  9. We hope the family is doing as well as possible under these circumstances, esspecially Luke and Sylvia.

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