Leonard M. 'Lenny' Fazzone, 61, passed away peacefully on October 15, 2019. Born in New Haven on February 19, 1958 to the late Marshall and Lorraine Conroy Fazzone; Lenny grew up in New Haven and also spent a good amount of time traveling back and forth from South Carolina. He was a jack of all trades and knowledgeable in all the different projects he took on. He had a love for the ocean and spending time on his boat. Lenny had a great sense of humor and would often be referred to as the class clown. He adored all his cats and was a devout family man. With the support of family and friends he fought a courageous battle again prostate cancer. It never stopped him from doing the things he enjoyed; fishing, slot cars, and cooking. Lenny's bright smile and warm eyes will be missed by all who knew him. Lenny will be lovingly remembered by his daughters, Ashleann Fazzone of Greenville, SC and Bianca (Samuel) Fazzone-Weimerskirch of Colorado Springs, CO; his grandchildren, Briley Fennell, Christopher and Lucas Moore, and Angel Stewart; brothers, Marshall Fazzone of Inman, SC and Paul Fazzone of Reidville, SC; half-sister, Michelle Ann Reynolds, his longtime companion, Vanna Dest of Hamden; and his nephews. Friends are invited to visit with his family on Thursday, October 24th from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden followed by a Memorial Service Celebrating Lenny's Life at 6:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be private. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Smilow Cancer Hospital at www.givetoynhh.org.

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  1. I met Mr Fezzone when I worked for CRC Scrap Metal. He really left a lasting impression on me. He was so upbeat and so full of compassion. Prayers for peace that surpasses all understanding.

  2. Remember Lenny from the Grand ave days. Hung out with Paul on occasion. Worked with his dad putting in carpet. He was one of the funniest guys I knew and a great race car driver. He kept me busy at Diana’s auto body fixing the car after a race with the rest of the crew. He made a profound impact on me as a teenager. My condolences to the family.

  3. Vanna, so sorry for your loss! Sorry I can’t be there for you!i don’t drive far and I don’t drive at night.i really am so sorry for you 🌹

  4. Today is 4-9-2020, this Leonards’ Brother’s friend, Ron. Everyone called me Ronald. I’m so sorry for your loss. My memories of Leonard were some of the best people I have ever known. Leonard was a great Brother to Paul and Marshall Jr.. Once, while I was at Paul’s house, Leonard was playing some loud music on some cool stereo equipment in his room, we could hear it for sure… One specific song, where I first heard it, in the Disco era was .I Got My Mind Made Up. by Instant Funk…all the car stuff I learned from my Friend Paul and Leonard. My condolences.

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