John Possemato

December 1, 1953 ~ June 12, 2019 (age 65)


John F. Possemato, age 65, of Seymour, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Born in West Haven on December 1, 1953, he was the son of the late John and Frances (Casa) Possemato.

John is survived by his children; Douglas McCarthy, Mistie Possemato-Drews, Jessica Hernandez-Possemato, Paul (Chrissy) Possemato, Rocco Possemato, Nicole Possemato, Joseph Possemato, grandchildren; Christian, Samantha, Giavanna, Rocco, Matteo, Rocco Jr., Luciana, Antonella, Eddie Jr., Gabriella, Giovanni, Jenna, Gia, Rocco, brother; Gregory (Diane) Possemato, nieces and nephews; Samantha and Andrew Possemato, and his longtime companion Dawn Miller.

John was a dog lover and workaholic. His hobbies included dog walking, working, ball busting, phenomenal women, working, returning phone calls and leaving all kinds of messages, watching hockey games, saying he’s broke, telling jokes, acquiring items that fell off of trucks, couponing and working. 

The hours for visitation will be on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. A graveside service will be held on Monday at 10:00 am at Oak Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in John’s name to Companion Pet Rescue at If you or someone you know struggles with addiction, please call Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration at 1-800-662-4357 to find resources in your area who can assist you in recovery.

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June 16, 2019

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Haven Funeral Home
662 Savin Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516

Graveside Service
June 17, 2019

10:00 AM


Companion Pet Rescue

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