Joseph Anthony Rustici, of New Milford, a former Stamford resident and a loving husband, father, brother and friend, passed away on August 31, 2021 at St. Vincent Medical Center with his family at his side. He was born on December 26, 1958 in Stamford, CT and was one of three children born to the late Achilles and Janet (Preli) Rustici.
Joseph worked as an operating engineer at M. Rondano Construction for 35 years and he loved his work. He was a hardworking man with a huge heart. He was caring, slow to anger and loved his family more than anything in his world.
He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Renee Rustici; his son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Stephanie Rustici; siblings, Diane Vitti and Peter Rustici and wife Kari; his granddaughter; Hailey Rustici; his niece; Kayla Rustici; nephews, Zachary Vitti and Luke Rustici; his close friend, Connio Carlucci; and his work family for 35 years who he loved so dearly, everyone at M. Rondano Construction. He is also survived by his Rottweiler puppies Sarah and Shaka whom he doted over and loved.
Joseph will be greatly missed by his family, friends and all those who knew and loved him.
Family and friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford, CT on Monday, September 6, 2021 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM. The interment will be held privately.
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