Henry Martucci

Obituary of Henry J. Martucci

Shelton Resident Martucci Henry (Hank) James Martucci, age 65, of Shelton, CT, loving husband, father and grandfather, died on Friday, May 12, 2006 at Yale New Haven Hospital after a long and courageous fight. He is survived by his beloved wife Mary Jane Centopani Martucci. Born and raised in the Bronx, NY on August 22, 1940 to the late James and Susan Cerrone Martucci, Hank graduated from Mt. St. Michael High School, Fordham University School of Pharmacy, and received a M.S. degree from St. Johns University. He retired in 2000 after 24 years as Pharmacy Director at the Stamford Hospital, where he was respected by his colleagues for his clinical expertise and compassion for all. During his tenure, he also worked at McCulloughs Pharmacy, Rye, NY. Most recently he served as Pharmacy Manager at the Connecticut Mental Health Center at Yale New Haven Hospital. He held memberships in many professional organizations and served as an officer on many pharmacy boards. Hank was an avid runner, bicyclist, and hiker, as well as a model railroader. In addition to his wife, Hank is survived by his two sons, Gregory Martucci, and his wife Angela of PA, Christopher Martucci, and his wife Jenny of NY, a daughter, Patricia Martucci of NY, a brother, James Martucci, and his wife Lorraine of NY. Grandpa Hank doted on his 4 grandchildren, Nicole, Alexandra, Anthony, and Melissa Martucci. He is also survived by sisters in law, Rose Iannarone and Josephine Covino, both of Bridgeport and Gloria Centopani of Redding, as well as several nieces and nephews. Hank always held a special place in his heart for his late Aunt Phil, who raised him. Funeral Information Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, May 16, 2006 at 9 a.m. in the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull, and at 10 a.m. in St. Lawrence Church, 505 Shelton Ave., Shelton for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Friends may call on Monday from 4-8 p.m. Donations Information In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Henry J. Martucci may be made to St. Joseph High School, 2320 Huntington Tpke., Trumbull, CT 06611 for students pursuing further education at Fordham University.
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