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Joseph Fiorente, Sr.

Joseph “Red” Fiorente, Sr. 93, of Bristol, died Friday, April 18, 2014 at his home surrounded by this family. He was the husband of the late Lena (Valerio) Fiorente.
Joseph was born in Gioia del Colla, Italy, on June 17, 1920 son of the late Joseph and Mary (Milano) Fiorente.
Red was a veteran in World War II serving in the Army -Air Force. He worked at Pine St. Barber Shop from 1942 until he retired in 1985. He was a member of St Anthony Church, Sons of Italy, and the Barber Union. Joe was an avid golfer.

He is survived by; one son, Peter Fiorente and his wife Evelyn of Bristol, a daughter, Mary Ellen O’Neil and her husband Timothy. A brother, Rocco Fiorente of Bristol. 5 grandchildren; Jenna Fiorente, Stephanie (O’Neil) Mitchell, Katie O’Neil, Robyn Errickson and Monika  Fiorente-Belo, 2 great grandchildren; Matthew and Rachel Errickson. A daughter in-law Barbara Fiorente,  plus many nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by a son, Joseph Fiorente, Jr.

The funeral will be held on Wednesday at 9:00 am from Dunn Funeral Home 191 West St. Bristol, to St. Anthony Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am.  Burial will follow with military honors in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6 to 8 pm.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Anthony Development Fund 111 School St. Bristol, CT 06010.


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my prayers and deepest sympathy to you mary ellen and peter. i will never forget all the great times we had growing up at your house. Your dad always saying" carrie did you EAT sit down have something" so precious and never forgetting words. to my second sister, no matter how long it is that we dont see eachother just getting on the phone and start where we left off i love you and am praying for you during this sad time. now your mom and dad are up in heaven looking over you and all your family smiling and holding hands. God Bless you, love you always

Carrie Tonon Apr 22 2014 12:00 AM

On behalf of the parish of St. Anthony I would like to express my condolences to the family of Joseph on the occasion of his death. We will pray for the happy repose of his soul.
Father Al Fontana, Pastor
St. Anthony, Bristol

Father Al Fontana Apr 22 2014 12:00 AM

Joe was my lifetime barber. First at Larry`s on North Main St and then on Pine St.
Gave me my first haircut.
My condolences to his family. God Bless.

Frank Monckton Apr 22 2014 12:00 AM

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Ann Marie Kochanowsky Apr 21 2014 12:00 AM

On behalf of Assisted Living Services, Inc. we would like to express our deepest condolences. Joe was one in a million. We hope you can find peace at this difficult time.

Kristin Mercadante Apr 21 2014 12:00 AM

Jack and I are so sorry grandpa passed. He lived a long, fulfilled life and he will never be forgotten.

Monika Fiorente-Belo Apr 20 2014 12:00 AM

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