Obituary: Richard E. Marietta, 73

obit-mariettarichardRichard E. Marietta, 73 of Southington passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the HOCC New Britain Campus after losing his brave battle with kidney disease and lung cancer. Richard was born September 24, 1942 in New Britain and was the son of the late Frank and Marie (Bonola) Marietta.

He was the loving husband of Pauline (Klein) Marietta.  In addition to his wife, he leaves his 3 children, Monica Marietta of Southington, Michael Marietta (Jennifer) of Wallingford, and Meredith Eisenberg (C.Todd) of Colchester; four grandchildren, Ayreanna, Cody, Jacoby and Jayson; a sister Maureen Hermann (Thomas) and a niece, Kelly of Jacksonville, FL.

Calling hours will be on Sunday, 9/25/16 from 2-5 p.m. at DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St, Southington. On Monday, 9/26/16, a Funeral Procession will leave from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home at 9:15 a.m. to the Immaculate Conception Church, 130 Summer St., Plantsville where a Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in New Britain.

In lieu of sending flowers, the Marietta’s have established “The Richard Marietta Memorial Fund” to provide financial assistance to a graduating member of the Southington High School Class of 2017.

To donate, visit www.youcaring.com and search for Marietta

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