Joseph L. Scozzafava, Jr.

Joseph ScozzafavaJoseph L. Scozzafava, Jr., 85, of Danbury, husband of Anne Marie (Mahon) Scozzafava, died on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at Danbury Hospital.

Mr. Scozzafava was born in Danbury, August 13, 1928, son of Joseph L. and Catherine (Paonessa) Scozzafava. He attended Danbury schools and graduated from Danbury High School in the Class of 1947.

A U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict, Mr. Scozzafava was a retired owner of Henry Street Market of Danbury.

A lifelong Danbury resident, he was a member of the Catholic War Veterans and St. Joseph Parish.

In addition to enjoying the clientele of the market, Mr. Scozzafava most enjoyed the time shared with his family.

In addition to his wife of thirty-six years, he is survived by a son, Henry Scozzafava, Sr. and his wife, Joy of Danbury; a daughter, Katherine Keller and her husband, Roger of Virginia Beach, VA; a step-son, Joseph Forlastro of Danbury; a brother, John Scozzafava and his wife, Paula of Danbury; a sister, Eleanor Torielli and her husband, Walter of Danbury; five grandchildren, Matthew Scozzafava, Henry Scozzafava, Jr., Aaron Keller, Douglas Keller and Deanna Florastro and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Scozzafava was predeceased by a brother, Saverino Scozzafava.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 10 AM in St. Joseph Church, Danbury with the Rev. David W. Franklin, Parochial Vicar officiating.

Burial will follow in St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury.

There will be no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Scozzafava’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s own choosing.

Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury is in charge of arrangements.

Send Your Condolences to the Family





Jowdy Kane and Kane Funeral Homes