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764 Farmington Avenue
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Edward H. Sasso

Edward H. Sasso

Sunday, March 9th, 1930 - Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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Edward H. Sasso, 88, of New Britain, CT “Patriarch” of the Sasso family, died Sunday, February 17, 2019 at the Hospital of Central CT @ New Britain General. Edward was born in New Britain, CT and was the son of the late Louis J., Sr. and Christine (Ciandella) Sasso. He served his country honorably in the United States Army in Germany and was discharged as Master Sergeant. Edward was an active member and Vice Commander of 169th Infantry Vets and a member of Sons of Italy. He worked as a laborer for the New Britain Water Dept. and was promoted to Superintendent of Water Distribution and retired in 1981 after twenty-eight years. After Edward retired from the Water Dept. he was employed by the CT AFSCME Council #4 in 1981 as a union organizer and retired after fifty-eight years. Edward was Vice President AFSCME International 1988 through 1989, Vice President and Executive Board Member of AFSCME Council 4, President AFSCME Council 4, President Connecticut Supervisors Local 818 of AFSCME Council 4, Vice President and Executive Board member of Connecticut State AFL-CIO, President New Britain Labor Council, Commissioner Mattabassett Sewer District.
Edward is survived by his three sons – Todd Sasso of Woodbridge, CT, Dean Sasso of New Britain, CT and Reed Sasso of Berlin, CT, his brother Bruce Sasso of New Britain, CT, his two sisters Diane Cararini of Berlin, CT and Dr. Marcia Sasso-DiChristopher of Boca Raton, FL, his four grandchildren Christina, William, Anthony and Elizabeth. Edward was predeceased by his wife Marsha (Alling) Sasso, his sister Gloria Nelligan and his brother Louis J. Sasso, Jr.
Funeral rites for Mr. Sasso will be held Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 11 a.m. from the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Ave., New Britain, CT. Burial with full military honors rendered by the United States Army will be in Fairview Cemetery, 120 Smalley St., New Britain, CT. The American flag will be presented to Mr. Sasso’s son, Todd. Relatives and friends may call at the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Directions to funeral home – I-84 east or west – exit 37 (Fienemann Rd) right off exit – one mile down on right. To extend condolences to the Sasso family or to share a memory of Edward, please visit SHAKERFUNERALHOME.COM
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 21st, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, February 21st, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home
    Address
    764 Farmington Avenue
    NEW BRITAIN, CT
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  • Service

    Thursday, February 21st, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, February 21st, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home
    Address
    764 Farmington Avenue
    NEW BRITAIN, CT
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    Officiant
    Deacon Michael Rubitz
  • Interment

    Location
    Fairview Cemetery
    Address
    120 Smalley Street
    new britain, CT
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  • Reception

    Location
    Great Taste
    Address
    597 W. Main St
    NEW BRITAIN, CT
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Jim Castelot

Posted at 10:16am
As a retired Staff Representative of AFSCME Council 4, i want to express my deepest condolences to the entire family of Ed. I worked with him for 20 years. He was a good friend and mentor to me. Sincerely Jim Castelot
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Donna Campbell

Posted at 07:05pm
I was saddened to hear of the passing of your father. He was a very dear friend of my father's, Dominic Badolato. Every time I saw Eddie, he always smiled and gave me a big hug. He will be missed.
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D.F.

Posted at 01:29pm
My sincere condolences to the family and friends. Maybthe words at Psalms 94:19 be a source of comfort to you at this difficult time.
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David & Barbara Trajanowski

Posted at 12:47pm
Ed was such a good and great guy...Barb and I will always remember him in our prayers...He will be missed...May he rest in peace...
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Angie

Posted at 10:26am
Dear family I am so sorry I can’t be with you through this time you know how much I love Eddy and all of you my deepest deepest sympathy much love Angie
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