Michael Peluso

Obituary of Michael William Peluso

Michael William Peluso, age 38, of Bridgeport, an employee of the City of Bridgeport, died suddenly on Sunday, August 7, 2005. Born premature at 2 lbs, 12 oz. in Bridgeport on May 9, 1967, he was known as the Miracle Baby at St. Vincents Medical Center. He survived an operation by Doctors Russo and Donnelly and helped to educate and pioneer the research on premature babies. He was the son of Linda Anne Katinas Peluso of Fairfield and Gerald Peluso and his wife, Linda Jean of Stratford. Michael graduated from Central High School, class of 1985 and was an avid Yankees fan.

In addition to his parents, Michael is survived by his paternal grandmother, Betty Peluso of Bridgeport, his aunts and uncles, JoAnne Barnes and her husband, Robert of Stratford, Donald Peluso and his wife, Ruth of Ansonia, Elizabeth Ruiz and her husband, Carlos of Stratford, Patrick Peluso and his wife, Cynthia of Bridgeport, Michael Peluso of Stratford and Jenny Ann Ballester and her husband, Douglas of Milford, great uncles, Benedetto Rea and his wife, Mildred and Alfred Rea, great aunts, Angie Paul and Annette Peluso and many cousins and friends. He was loved by all and will be sadly missed. He was pre-deceased by his maternal grandparents, William and Loretta Katinas and his paternal grandfather, Joseph Peluso. 

Funeral services will take place on Friday, August 12, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. from the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull, and at 10:00 a.m. in St. Andrew Church, Bridgeport for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Bridgeport. Friends may call on Thursday from 3-8 p.m.

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