Joseph Anthony DeCarlo, Sr., passed away peacefully on Monday, December 20th, 2021, at the age of 96. Joseph was born January 5th, 1925, to the late Joseph and Victoria “Ethel” DeCarlo, he was one of eight children. Joseph was predeceased by his loving wife Theresa Valente DeCarlo, his brothers James, Frank, and Nicholas DeCarlo, Felix Altamuro and sisters Catherine Marabella and Mary Koenig.
He is survived by his three children, Jodi Papp and her husband Andrew Papp Jr., Dyan DeCarlo, and Joseph DeCarlo Jr. and his wife Jennifer DeCarlo, and his brother Tony Altamuro. He is also survived by his five grandchildren, Michele DeCarlo, Justin Jordan, Joseph DeCarlo III, Mary DeCarlo, and Kayleigh DeCarlo.
Joe retired from both Sterling Drug and Norelco. After retirement he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and playing cards with friends. He was an avid Yankees fan and a long-standing member of the Piedmont Club in Darien.
Friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford, Tuesday, December 28th, 2021, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM. A prayer service will be performed at 11 AM at the funeral home. A burial will follow at St John’s Cemetery in Darien, CT.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Joseph’s name to the Disabled American Veterans or Darien EMS Post 53.