Domenic Computzzi

WOODBURY — Domenic Computzzi, 90, of Nonnewaug Road, died Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at his home. He was the husband of the late Gloria (Rinaldi) Computzzi, to whom he was married for 63 years prior to her passing in 2017.

Domenic was born May 25, 1929, in Waterbury, son of the late Paul and Rose (Deldonno) Computzzi. A lifelong resident of Woodbury, he was a proud vegetable farmer. He was especially well-known for his sweet corn that was sold at many local markets.

In addition to farming, he worked as a tool and die maker at Patent Button in Waterbury and then TRW in Cheshire.

Domenic was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and traveling and was an avid fan of the UConn women’s basketball team. He loved the outdoors and tending to his vast vegetable garden well into his 80s.

Domenic is survived by his daughter, Linda Casper and her husband, Steven, of Woodbury; his son, John Computzzi of Woodbury; four granddaughters, Shawna Casper, Vanessa Casper, Christina Computzzi and Alexandra Computzzi.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by his brother, John Computzzi, and his sisters, Laura Colangelo and Christine Young.

Domenic’s family would like to express their sincere thanks to his caretakers, Jeannette and Sharon.

Funeral services took place November 15 at the Hickcox Funeral Home, 195 Main St., Watertown. Burial followed in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Platt Road, Watertown. 

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