Richard Joseph Chiarella

August 2, 1945May 10, 2022
Obituary of Richard Joseph Chiarella


Green Funeral Home

Richard Joseph Chiarella, age 76, of Danbury, Connecticut passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Richard was born on August 2, 1945, to the late Lena and Joseph Chiarella. Richard was the co-founder of the family-owned and operated Danbury Septic Tank Service established in 1968. Rich's favorite pass times were watching Yankee games as well as the New York Giants and NASCAR events. Rich could be seen cruising around town in one of the many classic cars in his collection or attending national street rod events with his loving wife Muzzy and Rocky. Some of the best memories were spent on the field while coaching his children's baseball teams in addition to bowling, and being a part of many clubs such as Fairfield County Street Rods and the Americo Vespucci Lodge. Spending winters at his family home in South Carolina are memories that he and his family will hold onto for a lifetime. Rich leaves behind his loving wife of 58 years Carole "Muzzy" Mazzucco Chiarella, son Richard J Chiarella II (Halaia) son, Philip S Chiarella and grandson Drew J. Chiarella. Rich also leaves behind his brother-in-law, Phil Mazzucco, Sister in law, Betty Dunikowski (Bob) in addition to many "Favorite" nieces, nephews, and friends. Rich is predeceased by his brother William J. Chiarella, Uncle Ralph, and Aunt Millie Chiarella. Calling hours for Richard will be held Monday, May 16, 2022, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St, Danbury, Connecticut 06810. A mass of Christian burial will occur Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 11:00 AM at St. Gregory the Great Church, 85 Great Plain Rd., Danbury, CT 06811. Burial will follow at St. Peter Cemetery, 71 Lake Ave Extension, Danbury, CT 06810. To my favorite wonderful friend Elsie "Poopsie" Hurley, "Even at 4:30 am...

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Monday, May 16, 2022

Calling Hours

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, May 17, 2022