Michael Piscitelli

April 28, 1949 - May 6, 2016
Michael Piscitelli

Michael Piscitelli, 67, of Leland, passed away on Friday May 6, 2016. He was born April 28, 1949, in West Haven, Connecticut, to Angelo Piscitelli and Maria (Mendez) Piscitelli.

After serving his country in the United States Army, Michael joined Ironworkers Local 424 where he served on the Executive Board for a term.

Michael and his coworkers often volunteered their skills working on many community projects in Southern Connecticut. After working for 35 years, Michael and his wife Ann retired to Leland in 2006.

He became an active member of the homeowners association serving on the grounds committee for 10 years and also serving as a director on the Association’s board. Michael was always quick to lend a hand to help with a project for a Westport Neighbor.

He also was an avid golfer, and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years Ann  (Casciello) Piscitelli who was the love of his life and best friend. His greatest joy was his children, and grandchildren Alexis, Cameron, and Scott, he is also survived by his mother Maria (Mendez) Piscitelli,  a son Christopher and wife (Nicole) of Smyrna, GA,  a daughter Carol Johnson of Kennesaw, GA., 2 brothers; Gene Piscitelli of Fairfield, CT. and Steven Piscitelli of Bridgeport CT.

He was predeceased by his son Scott Michael Piscitelli, and father Angelo Piscitelli.

The family request that memorial donations be made in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

The family will receive friends at a memorial service  at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Wilmington Funeral and Cremation Chapel 1535 South 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403.  910.791.9099

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  • May 10, 2016
    Michele Smith says:
    Dear Ann and Family- Our hearts go out to you on the passing of Mike. As my cousin, you could not have chosen a more true love to spend 42 years with. Mike was such a great person. Caring, helpful and a great craftsman. We remember visiting in West Haven, and he loved keeping us fed with soup and sandwiches. We will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God help daily to get through this time of sorrow. We Love you. Michele and Don

  • May 13, 2016
    Terry Barry says:
    Ann, I am so sorry for your pain from Mike's passing. You both were so strong these past few months. I saw how you both focused on each other trying to make it through the difficult time. You were comforting Mike and he was trying to comfort you. He was such a brave man. I love you both and sympathize with you with all my heart. I'm grateful to have been his friend all these years.