Donato A. Reveruzzi



Donato “Dan” Reveruzzi, 91, of Park Ave., Enfield, beloved husband of Rose (Bartolucci) Reveruzzi, died Friday, April 4, 2008, at the Parkway Pavilion Healthcare in Enfield.

Born in the Thompsonville section of Enfield, a son of the late John and Mary (Casamassa) Reveruzzi, Dan was a lifelong resident of the Enfield community and a faithful communicant of St. Patrick Church. Prior to his retirement in 1995, he had been employed as a manager for Troiano's Garage for 64 years. An Army veteran of World War II, his battalion was involved in the first amphibious invasions in the African and Theater European, the landings at Salerno and Anzio, and the Battle of Monte Casino. He was also involved in the Liberation of Rome and Milan and was awarded the European African Campaign Ribbon with the Bronze Service Arrowhead. He was a member of the Tanguay-Magill Post 80 American Legion. Dan was also a charter member of the Mount Carmel Society in Enfield and actively served the society in several capacities, including treasurer of the feast committee for many years. Dan and Rose enjoyed working their garden together and were also deeply in involved in Fr. Diorio's Ministry for several years.

In addition to Rose, his devoted wife of 62 years, Dan is survived by his children, Michael Reveruzzi and his wife, Linda, of Brewster, Mass., James Reveruzzi and his fiancee, Linda Dolden, of Enfield, and Mary Holt and her husband, John III, of Chebeague Island, Maine; a sister, Vincy Accera of Bethlehem, Pa.; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends may gather at the Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Rd. on Tuesday, April 8 at 9 a.m. for a funeral procession to St. Patrick Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial, with military honors, will be in St. Patrick King Street Cemetery.

Dan's family will receive relatives and friends at the Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels on Monday, April 7, from 4 to 8 p.m.

His family has requested that in lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Assoc., 279 New Britain Rd., Kensington, CT 06037, or the  American Cancer Society, 538 Preston St., Meriden, CT 06450.

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