Peter L. Casagrande, Jr.

Peter L. Casagrande, Jr., 72, of Ridgefield, died on Friday, February 6, 2015 at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Peter was born in Danbury, CT, January 14, 1943, son of the late Peter L. and Evelyn (Sfondrini) Casagrande. He attended Ridgefield schools and graduated from Ridgefield High School.

A U.S. Air Force veteran serving during the Vietnam Era, Mr. Casagrande was a retired self-employed maintenance man.

A lifelong resident of Ridgefield, he was a member of the American Legion Post of Ridgefield, the Disabled American Veterans Association of Danbury, the Italian American Mutual Aid Society of Ridgefield, the Ridgefield Old Timer’s Athletic Association and of St. Mary Parish of Ridgefield.

He is survived by a daughter, Cheryl Darby of So. Windsor, CT; three grandchildren, Kyle, Nicholas and Taylor and several cousins.

In addition to his parents, Peter was predeceased by a son, Michael A. Casagrande.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 1:15 p.m. in St. Mary Church, 55 Catoonah St., Ridgefield.

Interment with military honors will take place in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield in the spring.

There will be no calling hours.

Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield is in charge of arrangements.

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