Iaia, Biagio "Bill" - October 04, 2014


KENSINGTON - Biagio “Bill” Iaia, 85, of Kensington, widower of Ruth Alma (Young) Iaia, died Saturday (October 4, 2014) at The Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain. Born in New Britain, the son of the late Antonio and the late Ignazia (Sgroi) Iaia, he attended St. Mary’s School and New Britain High School, served in the US Navy, retired from Tuttle and Bailey, and later owned Regal Package Store in New Britain. He was a member of St. Paul’s Church and Elks Lodge #957, and volunteered at Southington Care Center where he gave and received friendship and caring. He leaves to mourn his passing, his daughter and son-in-law, Debra Jo and James Delldonna of Kensington, his son Michael Paul Iaia Sr. and his partner Cynthia Rustad of Glastonbury, four grandchildren, Robert C. Delldonna and his wife Emily, Kristen Delldonna, Michael P. Iaia Jr. and his wife Kimberly, and Jeremy Iaia, his special great-granddaughters, Marley and Ellianna Iaia, and Adelaide Delldonna, and many special nieces, nephews, and friends. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by two brothers, Joseph J. Iaia and The Rev. Paul P. Iaia. Funeral services will be held Wednesday (October 8, 2014) at 9am from Porter’s Funeral Home, 111 Chamberlain Highway, Kensington, with a funeral liturgy at 10am at St. Paul’s Church on Alling Street. Burial with full military honors will follow in Maple Cemetery, Berlin. Friends and relatives are invited to call at the funeral home on Tuesday (October 7, 2014) from 5-7pm.

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