MICHAEL V. SCOOPO, JR. Michael Vincent Scoopo, Jr, 95, of Baldwin Rd., loving husband for 61 years of the late Florence Dechert Scoopo, passed away peacefully at home with his family January 9, 2010. He was born in New Haven Dec. 5, 1914 a son of the late Michael V. and Antoinette Ferrara Scoopo, Sr. and was a long time Hamden resident. He proudly served in the US Navy during WW II, as a 2nd class machinist mate on an LST in the Pacific. Mr. Scoopo was employed during his earlier years at the A.C. Gilbert Co., and later he was a delivery driver for the Railway Express Co. for many years before retirement. He was an active parishioner and former usher at Blessed Sacrament Church, and he spent many hours volunteering at the Clelian Center, the Arden House, and the Regional VNA. Michael is survived by his two daughters, Marilynn Sanzone Aquila of Hamden, Nancy Humiston and her husband Bruce of Cheshire, two grandchildren, Anthony Sanzone and his wife Tracy of Palm Coast, FL., and Elizabeth Sanzone and her fiancee Rick Garcia of Boynton Beach, FL. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Mr. Scoopo was predeceased by 4 sisters, Julia Prete, Caroline Teasdale, Mary Sullo, Margaret Scoopo, and 4 brothers Dominic, Peter, Thomas and Salvatore Scoopo. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT 2300 WHITNEY AVE. HAMDEN Wednesday morning at 9:30. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated in Blessed Sacrament Church at 10 am. Friends may visit with his family Tuesday from 4-7pm. Interment with Naval Military Honors in All Saints Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to The CT Hospice, 110 Barnes Rd. P.O. Box 90 Wallingford, CT 06492 or to the Clelian Adult Day Care Center 261 Benham St. Hamden, CT 06514.

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  1. Marilynn, Nancy, Beth & Anthony and all, with great sadness we bid a goodby to a great man, terrific dad and grandfather and good friend, love carol, ray and family

  2. Dear Marilyn, Sorry to hear about your father’s passing.My heart and prayers go out to your family.I was wondering if you went to Church St. School? I went there too, if you remember me please email me somewhere down the road. I lived on Hayward road and my Dad was a photographer.God bless you and your family. Sincerely, Georgene Keeley McShane My email-capecodkeeley@aol.com

  3. Marilynn, Please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your Father. May the peace which comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you now and in the days ahead. Jill

  4. Mickey Mild mannered, quiet always lending a hand never an unkind word neighbor, friend, jokester always in our hearts

  5. Mickey was the best next-door neighbor ever, always teasing us and joking with us kids as if he was one of us. He was always on our side, a friendly, funny, empathetic and kind man.

  6. We would like to offer our deepest condolences to Mickey’s passing. We remember him as a man who always had a smile with a matching personality. The world needs more people like him.

  7. Marilynn, Think of you now and again. My prayers are with you as your family says goodbye, for now, to your Dad.

  8. we originally met mickey thru his daughter and son-in-law and then got to know him as a friend. he was a kind, considerable, funny gentleman. he was a patient where i worked and always had a kind word to say to all and everyone there loved him and was very sad to hear of his passing. we know he will be keeping everyone in heaven busy with his laughter and talking and kindness you will be missed greatly

  9. Mickey Mild mannered, quiet always lending a hand never an unkind word neighbor, friend, jokester always in our hearts

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