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EAST HARTFORD, CT - Rudolph Delpivo, 86, beloved widower of Zulmira (Estevens) Delpivo, of East Hartford, passed away on December 9, 2012 at his home, after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Pawtucket, son of the late Ercole and Regina (Eusevi) Delpivo.
Rudolph graduated from West Pawtucket Sr. High School in 1944, and attended the University of Rhode Island, he moved to Windsor Locks, and later to East Hartford where he lived for over 25 years.
Rudolph, was employed by Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, retiring after working more than 30 years. He was a proud US Navy Veteran and faithfully served his country during World War II. He was a member of St. Rose Church in East Hartford.
He was a loving father, devoted to his family.
Rudolph leaves behind to cherish his memory, his daughter Candy Delpivo of Florida, his son Dennis Delpivo of East Hartford and grandson Jason and great grandson Travis.
He is predeceased by his wife Zulmira and his son David Delpivo.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, December 14, 2012 at 11:00AM at Romano Funeral Home, 627 Union Avenue, Providence, RI. 02909, concluding with burial with military honors in Mount St. Mary's Cemetery in Pawtucket, RI. Visiting hours are Thursday, December 13, 2012 from 3-6:30pm and Friday from 10-11AM at the Romano Funeral Home in Providence, R.I.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Rudolph's memory may be made to: The American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St, I-91 Tech Center, Rocky Hill, CT. 06067
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