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William Sarno

November 7, 1941 ~ September 5, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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William Sarno, 81, of West Haven, entered into rest on September 5, 2023. Born in New Haven on November 7, 1941, a son of the late William F. and Lucy (Esposito) Sarno. Survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Susan Cooley Sarno; daughters Gina (Manny) Ribeiro and Samantha Goodstal; grandchildren Nicholas Ribeiro, Lily and Claire Goodstal; sister-in-law Madeline Sarno; longtime friend Kathy St. Clair; as well as many nieces and nephews. Additionally preceded in death by siblings Anthony Sarno, Frank Sarno, Louie Sarno, Maryann Mendoza, Jeanne Sarno; as well as best friend Ray St. Clair.

After graduating from Wilbur Cross High School, Bill proudly served in the United States Air Force. Upon his return to West Haven, he met his wife while working within the computer department of Armstrong Rubber Company. He later became a branch manager for the Union Trust Bank of New Haven, and upon retirement, worked with the West Haven Board of Education. A lifelong New York Giants fan, Bill also enjoyed bowling, painting, going to the movies, and taking long drives with Sue. More than anything else, he was a proud grandfather and cherished his time with his family, all of whom will sadly miss him.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, from 5 to 7 o’clock. On Saturday, his funeral procession will depart the funeral home at 9:30. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. John Vianney Church at 10 o’clock, followed by interment in Oak Grove Cemetery with military honors.  

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September 8, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
West Haven Funeral Home
662 Savin Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516

Mass of Christian Burial
September 9, 2023

10:00 AM
St. John Vianney Church of Saint John XXIII Parish
300 Captain Thomas Blvd.
West Haven, CT 06516


Oak Grove Cemetery
871 Campbell Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516


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