Obituary: Joseph H. Pascale


PROSPECT — Mr. Joseph H. Pascale, 76, of Prospect, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 at the St. Raphael’s Campus of Yale New Haven Hospital. He was the husband of Patricia M. (Wynne) Pascale.

Mr. Pascale was born in New Haven on Aug. 30, 1936 son of the late Harry and Concetta Pascale. He was retired from the Operating Enginers Union where he had worked as a crane operator for many years and was a communicant of St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church in Prospect. He was a model airplane enthusiast and a member of the Winding Brook Model Airplane Club.

Besides his wife, Mr. Pascale is survived by a sister, Grace Urban and her husband Thomas of Vermont; a brother-in-law, John Wynne and his wife, Catherine of New Haven; aunt and uncle, Margaret and Edward Palma of Orange, and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. from the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 26 Waterbury Road, Route 69, Prospect to St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church, 4 Union City Road, Prospect for a mass at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery. Calling hour will be held on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Smilow Father McGivney Cancer Center, 1450 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06511 or to the Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.