Obituary: Richard G. Meccariello, 65

Richard G. Meccariello died on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.

Richard G. Meccariello died on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.

Richard G. Meccariello, 65, of Southington, passed away on Monday, Feb.8, 2016, surrounded by his loving family at THCC at New Britain. He was the beloved husband of Elaine (Fedoruk) Meccariello.

He was born in Southington, the son of the late Pasquale and Ines (Resse) Meccariello. He had worked for Pratt & Whitney as an Industrial Engineer and later for Keane Inc. as an IT consultant.  Rick was a 1968 graduate of SHS and graduated from CCSU. During high school, Rick played on the football and baseball teams. He was a talented guitarist and musician and played with several bands.  Rick was an avid NY Giants and NY Yankees fan.  Most of all he enjoyed being with his family, especially on vacations and road trips.

In addition to his wife, he leaves his daughters Taryn and husband Christopher Rogers of Southington, Stacy Meccariello of Southington, and Bethany Meccariello of Middletown and a cherished granddaughter Adalyn Rogers. He also leaves a sister and brother-in-law Patricia and Mark Mongillo of Southington as well as several nephews, nieces, and cousins.

The family would like to thank Dr. Craig Bogdanski and Dr. Wylie Hosmer and the nursing staff at THCC at New Britain for their special care and concern.

Funeral services will be held on Friday at 8:15 am from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St. to St. Thomas Church, 99 Bristol St at 9 am. Burial will be at St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Thursday from 3-7 pm.

Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Southington Community Services, 91 Norton St. Plantsville, CT 06479

For online condolences and directions visit www.dellavecchiafh.com

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