Joseph C. Geladino, 73, of Bristol and Fort Myers, Fla., passed away surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at The Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain. He was the husband of Nancy Toffolon.
Joe was born on June 18, 1946, in Bristol, the son of the late Carl and Angela â€śMaryâ€ť (Dattoma) Geladino. He graduated from Bristol Eastern High School in 1965. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Army, 9th Infantry, in the Mekong Delta. Joe was a general contractor and built many homes in the area. He also worked at New Departure in Bristol and was retired from GM in Tarrytown, N.Y. He was a member of the Bristol Elks and Republican Town Committee.
In addition to his wife Nancy, he leaves his children, Kimberly Bumbera and husband, Frank, Trisha Boucher, and step-son, Michael Bradigo, and wife, Kellie all of Southington; his grandchildren, Austin Rogers, Austin Bumbera, Evan Bumbera, Emily Boucher, Madison Boucher, Joseph Boucher, and Nicholas Bradigo. He also leaves his former sons-in-law, Pete Boucher and Todd Rogers, as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family and friends, and his special companion, â€śJosieâ€ť. He was predeceased by his granddaughter, Alexandra Rogers.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12, 20l9, at 10 a.m. at St. Aloysius Church, 254 Burritt St., Plantsville. Burial with military honors will be at St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Wednesday, from 5-8 p.m. at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Connecticut Department of Veteran Affairs, https://egov.ct.gov/dvadonations.
For online condolences and directions please visit www.dellavecchiafh.com .