Obituary: Domenic V. Coviello

Domenic V. Coviello
Domenic V. Coviello

MANCHESTER — Mr. Domenic V. Coviello, 90, of Manchester, formerly of Prospect, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, April 14, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Joan (Porzenheim) Coviello.

Mr. Coviello was born Oct. 7, 1925 in Waterbury, a son of the late Canio and Rosina (Colasanto) Coviello. He was an educator with the City of Waterbury for many years and retired as the principal of Wilby High School. Domenic was a communicant of St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church in Prospect. He was a member of the Prospect Senior Center, the Knights of Columbus, the Retired Teachers Association, the Prospect American Legion Post 1075 and served as a past director of the Waterbury Teachers Credit Union.

Mr. Coviello proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Coviello is survived by a daughter, Beth Coviello of Manchester; a sister, Katherine Guerrera of Waterbury; a son-in-law, Donald Tisch of New Jersey; three grandchildren, Sean Krueger and his wife Elizabeth, Lauren Wiganowske, and Jeremy Wiganowske; two great-grandchildren, Jackson Krueger and Maxwell Krueger, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two daughters, Martha Tisch and Donna Coviello; four sisters, Mary Antonacci, Margaret Burnop, Rose Coviello and Lenore Arciero; and four brothers, William Coviello, Leonard Coviello, Anthony Coviello and Joseph Coviello.

Mr. Coviello’s funeral will be held on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. from the Prospect Memorial Funeral Home, 72 Waterbury Road, Prospect, to St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church, 4 Union City Road, Prospect, for a mass at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Waterbury. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday, April 18, 2016 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to DEBRA of America, 75 Broad St., Suite 300, New York, NY 10004.

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