Michael Paul Lodice, age 78, of Bridgeport, a retired welder for Bridgeport Hydraulic with over 25 years of service, died on Wednesday, September 29, 2004 in St. Vincent Medical Center. Born in Bridgeport on September 25, 1926, he was son of the late Paul and Louise Piccirillo Lodice. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather who was always willing to help his family and friends.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 56 years, Yolanda Ragonese Lodice, three children, Michael J. Lodice and his wife, Barbara of Oxford, Cheryl DAddario and her husband, Alexander of Derby and Chris Paul Lodice and his wife, Lori of Shelton, two brothers, Paul Lodice of Arizona and Pat Lodice of Trumbull, three grandchildren, Michael Joseph, Chris and Jordan Lodice and several nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by a granddaughter, Jessica L. Lodice.
Funeral services will take place on Saturday, October 2, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. from the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull, and at 11:00 a.m. in St. Raphael Church, Bridgeport for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Friends may call on Friday from 4-8 p.m.