Obituary: John J. Scavone, 73, of Ansonia

John J. Scavone, 73, of Ansonia, unexpectedly entered into eternal rest on Sunday February 16, 2014, at Griffin Hospital. He was the beloved and devoted husband of Linda Bodak Scavone.

Mr. Scavone was born in Derby on June 23, 1940, son of the late Michael and Rose Grillo Scavone.

A veteran, he served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was employed as an electronics technician for S.N.E.T. /AT&T for many years until his retirement.

John was an avid hunter and fisherman and former member of High Rock Sportsmen Club in Beacon Falls. He was also a member of the AT&T Pioneers and a communicant of Holy Rosary Church in Ansonia.

In addition to his wife Linda, he is survived by two loving sons, John J. Scavone Jr. (Jessica) of Trumbull and Brian M. Scavone and his fiancée Nicole Etue of Seymour, a loving daughter, Debora Lynn Goldman (Andrew) of Stow, MA, a brother, Joseph Scavone (Dorothy) of Shelton, two cherished grandsons, John J. Scavone III and Bradley L. Scavone of Trumbull, brother in law, Stephen Bodak (Bonnie) of Dennisport, MA, sister in law, Carol Bodak of East Haven and several nieces and nephews that were very dear to him.

He was predeceased by a sister, Josephine Santelli.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday February 20, 2014, from 4-7 pm in the chapel of the SPINELLI-RICCIUTI/BEDNAR-OSIECKI FUNERAL HOME, 62 Beaver Street in Ansonia. On Friday, friends and relatives are invited to attend his funeral at 8:15 am from the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 am at Holy Rosary Church in Ansonia. Interment will take place in Mt. St. Peter Cemetery in Derby.

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