Louis F. Dolceacqua, Sr., age 83, of Hamden, passed away March 21, 2015. Louis was born in New Haven on August 21, 1931 a son of the late Louis A. & Raffella Bonito Dolceacqua. Louis is survived by his wife, Alison Finver Dolceacqua; daughter Genny (Juan) Curbelo of Devon; sons Michael (Patricia) Dolceacqua of Milford & Patrick (Deborah) Dolceacqua of New Haven; grandchildren Michael Jr., Sonia, Anthony, Jacqueline, Matthew & Louis III; great-grandchildren Nicolette & Trey; daughter-in-law Maria Dolceacqua of East Haven and his brother Frank (Vickie) Dolceacqua of Hamden and a sister-in-law Julie Dolceacqua. He was predeceased by his son, Louis F. Dolceacqua, Jr; daughter Patricia Dolceacqua; grandson Jonathan & his brother John. Louis was a US Navy Korean War Veteran. He was a retired operating engineer for US Motors Company and was formerly employed by Perrelli Armstrong Tire Company. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, camping, crabbing and wood working. Friends may visit with his family at Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden on Sunday, March 29th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM and may attend his funeral from the funeral home on Monday at 9:00 AM followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Francis Church, 397 Ferry St., New Haven. Burial with Military Honors will take place in St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven. Contributions in his memory may be made to Friends of Fisher House Connecticut, 99 North St., Bristol, CT 06010 or The Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410.

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  1. To the Dolceaqua family, Mark and I are heavy hearted over the passing of a wonderful friend. . I for one will hold some fond memories, such as visiting at Kettle Town and riding on the boat. He had such a great personality. Please Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. So sorry for the loss of a very loving man. Always ready with a smile and a helping hand. You will be missed Uncle Louie. We are blessed to have known you.Love, Kim &Steve & family

  3. Alison,

    I send you my sincere condolences and will certainly be thinking of you at this very difficult time.

    Dr. Sherman

  4. Alison and the Dolceaqua Family : please accept our deepest condolences in the recent passing of your husband and father Louie. We unfortunately did not learn of his passing until Tuesday 3/31 and were not aware of his funeral service or we would have definitely attended. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

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