Floyd James Pioli Sr.
Published 7:20 am, Monday, April 18, 2011
Floyd James Pioli Sr., a 14-year Fairfield resident, died April 15.
Born June 6, 1931, in Greenwich, he was the son of the late James and Carmella Pioli. A U.S. Army veteran, he was deployed on active duty to Germany for two years with the 192nd Field Artillery Battalion, and was a member of the 192nd Field Artillery Battalion Association, 43rd Infantry Division. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He is survived by Mary, his wife of 57 years; four children, Sandra Panza and husband Joseph, Floyd Jr. and wife Karen, Marlene Battista and husband Richard, and Brenda Pioli; grandsons Steven, Bryan, Matthew and Jeffrey; sisters Virginia Zullo, Josephine Cook and Marie Calabrese, and cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Gloria Ehlers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. April 20 in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Fairfield. Burial will be at a later date at the convenience of the family in St. Mary Cemetery, Greenwich. Calling hours are April 19 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Grasmere by the Sea Adult Day Center, One Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. For information or to sign on line guest register, visit www.spearmillerfuneralhome.com.