Dominic Joseph Tesauro, age 82, of Colchester and former longtime Norwalk resident, died Friday, August 24, 2012 at the Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the loving husband for 59 years of Lorraine Dupuis Tesauro.
Dominic was born in Stamford on March 1, 1930, son of the late Pasquale and Vincenza Fiore Tesauro. He was a graduate of J.M. Wright Tech and served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. Dominic was retired from the Norwalk branch of the U.S. Postal Service.
After his retirement he worked in the mailrooms of Save the Children Federation and R.T. Vanderbilt and was a security guard at the Rowayton Train Station. He was also past chancellor of the Knights of Columbus, Council 46 and past commander of the Catholic War Veterans in Norwalk.
In addition to his wife, Dominic is survived by his three loving children Sharon Falcone and her husband Arthur of Salem, CT, Glen Tesauro and his wife Roselyn and Patricia Ruggiero, all of Norwalk. He also leaves his grandchildren Matthew, Jason, Jon, James, Michael, Taylor, Catie and Andrew along with great grandchildren Nathan, Cole, Christian, Jack and Sloane. He leaves behind three siblings Anthony Tesauro of Naples, FL, John Tesauro of Colchester, and Anne Mantia of Westport, and many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 29, 11 AM at St. Matthew Church, 216 Scribner Ave., Norwalk. Burial with full military honors will follow at St. John Cemetery.
Dominic’s family will receive friends at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave., Norwalk, on Tuesday from 4-8 PM. The family would like give special thanks to the Yale-New Haven Hospital C.I.C. Unit.
Donations in Dominic’s name may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105501 or to the American Cancer Society, 95 Brook St., I-95 Tech CTR, Rocky Hill, CT, 06067. For directions or to sign an online guest book, please go to magnerfuneralhome.com.