Vincenzo (Vincent) F. Caronna, “Jimmy”, of Colchester and formerly of Glastonbury, widower of the late Dorothy (Miller) Caronna, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 at Middlesex Hospital. Born Jan. 30, 1927 in Enfield, he was the son of the late Francisco and Maria (Gannuscio) Caronna. Mr. Caronna served proudly with the U.S. Navy during World War II. Vincent went on to work as a draftsman with Dunham Bush Commercial Refrigeration for many years before his retirement. He loved to be at home, where he enjoyed reading, gardening and “tinkering” in the shop. Before moving to Colchester, he was a longtime communicant of St. Paul Church in Glastonbury. Most recently, Vincent was a resident of Chestelm Health and Rehab in Moodus. Survivors include three children, Mary Webb of Lebanon, Margaret Bourne and her husband, Jeff of Enfield and James Caronna and his wife, Rev. Cheryl Caronna of Colchester (with whom he made his home in later years); seven grandchildren, Jason, Ryan, Ashley, Kasandra, Jeffrey, Laura and Matthew; six great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild and many extended family. In addition to his loving wife of 48 years, he was predeceased by a son, Vincent Caronna and his sister, Mary O’Connor. A Memorial Service celebrating his life will be observed on Saturday, Nov. 24th at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road, Colchester. The family will receive guests starting at 10 am with visitation at the funeral home prior to the memorial service at 11 am with full military honors. Burial will be private in St. Patrick Cemetery, Enfield. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Antique Veterans of Colchester, P.O. Box 54, Colchester 06415.
Antique Veterans (Colchester Veterans Honor Guard)
P.O. Box 54, Colchester CT 06415