D'Errico, Joseph J. Joseph J. D'Errico, age 76, passed away Feb. 7, 2008, at his home on Shepard Ave. Hamden with his loving family around him. He leaves behind his soul-mate, Lorraine Chambrelli D'Errico, after 51 years of marriage. Born on Sept. 5, 1931, he was the son of the late Angelo & Ann Nastri D'Errico. Joe worked for 35 years at the New York, New Haven, Hartford Railroad & then 10 years for Hamden Public Works Dept. As a devoted husband, father & grandfather, Joe leaves his children, Ann L. D'Errico of Hamden & Angelo (his wife Michelle) D'Errico of Cheshire & grandchildren, whom he loved more than life itself, Alexa & Joseph D'Errico. He also leaves several nieces and nephews. Joe's family remain grateful to Dr. Sreenivas, Dr. Saracco & Dr. Ardesia whose loving care allowed them to have Joe this long & to Conn. Hospice Home Care for allowing them to keep Joe at home with them during his final days. His funeral will leave from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave. Hamden, Monday at 9:30 AM. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 4 to 8 PM. Burial will take place in Centerville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Conn. Hospice Home Care, 110 Barnes Rd. Wallingford, CT. 06492.

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  1. Angelo & family, Sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. Remember the good times and know he’s in a better place.

  2. Angelo, I have just heard of the loss of your father. I know that it’s never easy to loose a loved one… I hope that the love and sympathy of family and friends will bring you comfort at this difficult time. Karen

  3. Dear Lorraine and family George and I are so sorry for your loss. We were out of town visiting with our daughter and just returned today. Lorraine you know that we would have been at the services if we were not away. We had to let you know how very sorry we are and that you will be in our thoughts and prayers. With sincerest sympathy. Love George & Dorothy……

  4. Dear Lorraine, Ann & Angelo, Bob and I want to give you our deepest sympathy. We will keep Joe in our prayers. Our love and prayers to all of you. We are sorry that we are unable to attend the services.

  5. Dear Lorraine, Ann and Angelo: Joe was a very special person – quiet, gruff, funny, sad – he had all of those qualities – he was a very .Italian. kind of guy – and was liked by everyone. I know how difficult it is to lose a parent Ann and Angelo – I still think of mine every single day. I will always remember Joe – the funny habit he and I had – he would always say – .Hello Mother-in-law. and I would reply .and how are you today father-in-law.? Just keep him in your hearts and remember how peaceful he will always be now. Our love to you always, Eddy and Marguerite

  6. I worked with Joe at Public Works. he was a nice guy with a great (dry) sence of humour. Deepest sympathy to all his loved ones. Carl Jordan

  7. Lorraine, Ann & Angelo, I just want you to know how fond I am Joe. I loved how he skootched with Joey and Alexa. It was so fun to see all their faces when they played like that! I admire Lorraine for her devotion to her ‘soul mate’. That love comes from their hearts and their long life together. I will miss Poppy. I have alot of holiday pictures of all the guys sleeping after a wonderful meal and a sweet memory of my little Eddie saying, sshhh! Poppy is sleeping! God Bless and Cherish Your Memories. Poppy is a star in Heaven with my Dad now. Love Ed, Jean, Eddie and Julia

  8. Our sincere sympathy in the loss of a very special man. Our prayers are for your strength during this very difficult time.

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