Swan Funeral Home

1224 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT


Joseph Bovino

April 15, 1944February 20, 2020

Joseph A. Bovino, 75, of Old Saybrook, passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Middlesex Hospital. Mr. Bovino was born April 15, 1944 in Hartford CT to Richard & Angelina "DiBella" Bovino. He was the owner/operator of The Carriage House Hair Salon - Manchester & Elegante Hair Design - Windsor for over 25 years. His memorable smile/grin & charm turned many of his clients into close friends over the years. Some of Joe's many loves The New York Yankees, being a season ticket holder for The New England/Hartford Whalers, Mickey Mouse, spending time in the kitchen preparing a fabulous meal, operating Pepino's food booth at the Franklin Ave Italian Festival as well as many other local Fairs, fishing, entertaining friends & family, walking his dog around the beach but most of all he enjoyed sitting outside on his patio greeting all who entered Bel-Air beach. He is survived by his sons, Richard II; Todd (Bethany); Joseph Jr "Jay"(Carolee); Justin (Olivia); daughter, Cayla (Nick); grandchildren Joseph III; Vincent; Austin; Ryan; Taylor; Lilyanna; Cienna; Calista. He is predeceased by his Mom (Angelina) & Dad (Richard) Memorial donations may be made to Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation at fidelco.org in Joe's name.


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, March 7, 2020


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Dale Merrigan LeFebvre

February 27, 2020

My prayers are with the family at this most difficult time. I worked for Tony at Elegante Coiffures many years ago. It is very difficult to lose a parent, my deepest sympathy.

Dianne Fontana

February 25, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of Joe's family. We will miss him greeting us with his faithful companion at his side when we drive into Belaire Manor. May your joyful memories bring you peace. Rest in peace Joe.

The Fontana Family
9 Belaire Manor
Old Saybrook, CT

Susan Rowett

February 21, 2020

I want to send my prayers and love to Rick, Todd and Jay for the loss of your dad. I worked for him for 17 years at the Carriage House Salon and I know it’s so hard to loose a family member.
Sue Rowett