John Cammarano, age 99, of Milford, beloved husband of the late Naomia Benway Cammarano, died on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. John was born in New Haven on March 6, 1922, to the late Michael and Myrtle McGraw Cammarano. He was a proud veteran of the US Army and served during WWII. He worked at the United States Postal Service for over 27 years and was an active parishioner of St Ann Church in Milford. He was a volunteer at Sunset Shores Adult Care for over 10 years. John was a dedicated NY Yankees fan and enjoyed going to Yankee Stadium. For many years you could find John at Silver Sands Beach, as the owner of Mickey's Boats and Bait, where he proudly enjoyed being a part of the Milford Community.
Survivors include his children: Valerie Urban (Anthony) of Milford and Paula Daisey (Craig) of SC, seven grandchildren, Danielle Cammarano, Steven Patchell (Heather), Timothy Patchell (Christina), Joseph Urban (Jodi), Lindsay (Vinny) Tomlinson, Kelley (Nick) Castler and Jason Daisey (Christina), seven great-grandchildren and extended family, William, and Kathleen Terry. John is predeceased by his son, Robert Cammarano, brothers; Raymond, Michael and James Cammarano and sisters, Carol and Rosemary Cammarano. The family would like to give a heartfelt thank you to the Visiting Angels who cared for John and to the CT Hospice Homecare team.
Friends and family may call on Tuesday, September 7th from 4:00 PM-7:00 PM in THE GREGORY F. DOYLE FUNERAL HOME, 291 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 AM DIRECTLY in Saint Ann Church (saint Raphael Parish), Milford. Interment will follow in Kings Highway Cemetery, Milford with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or to the Quilts of Valor in John’s memory.
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