Pasco "Pucky" R. D'Aunno

September 28, 1928February 2, 2021

Pasco “Pucky” D’Aunno, 92, of Southington passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. He was the loving husband of Benthe D’Aunno.

He was born September 28, 1928 in Southington and was the son of the late Pasquale and Josephine (Cusano) D’Aunno.

Pasco was a parishioner of Mary Our Queen Church, Southington. He was an elementary school teacher in East Hampton, CT and, after his retirement, he volunteered at Bradley Memorial Hospital for 26 years. Pasco served in the Korean War alongside his life-long friends Ralph and Vito Riccio.

He is survived by his children, Tom D’Aunno and his wife Mattia Gilmartin; Denise D’Aunno and her husband Peter Leone; Heather (D’Aunno) Carpenter and her husband David; a sister Regina Boyce and husband Robert; six grandchildren and their spouses, Elizabeth (D’Aunno) Janczyk and Ben Janczyk, Katherine D'Aunno and fiancée Evan Gorden-Dry, Peter and Caitlyn D’Aunno, Daniel D’Aunno, and Tom and Jack Leone; and one great-grandchild, Nathan Janczyk. Pasco was predeceased by his first wife, Sadie Riccio D’Aunno, his daughter Doreen Fasulo, and four sisters, Lucy Pompilio, Carmena Howard, Rose Surdam and Phyllis Tierney.

A Mass of Christian burial will he held on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 10 am, Mary Our Queen Church, 248 Savage St., Plantsville. Burial will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery, Southington. The DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington has been entrusted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington, CT 06489. For online condolences and directions please visit,


  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday, February 6, 2021

  • Burial

    Saturday, February 6, 2021


Pasco "Pucky" R. D'Aunno

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Greg Boyce

February 5, 2021

Lisa and I will miss Uncle Pat..... his sense of humor, smile and spirit. He will always have a special place in our hearts.

Suzanne Naples (Hopko)

February 4, 2021


So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family during this difficult time. Love Suzanne

Kimberly Hanelt

February 3, 2021

To the family,
I had Mr. D'Aunno in 5th grade at Center School, East Hampton, CT. Two years later, hevwas the mathematics teacher for 7th graders so I had another year. And my Mother, Frances Guillemin, worked on the cafeteria in the same school. My mother knew "Pat" for many of the years he taught in town.

Our thoughts go out to you, his family, during your time of loss.

Kim (Guillemin) Hanelt and Frances Guillemin

Michael Boyce

February 3, 2021

Carole and I were honored when Uncle Pat drove down to our wedding on Long Island in 1976. The story soon arose that he swore never to drive down to Long Island again because of the traffic, and I don’t think he ever did. We remember his smile, his dry sense of humor, how proud he was of his children, and how much he loved Benthe. He will be missed by all and will cherish him forever. Godspeed Uncle Pat, with our love, Mike and Carole.

Mike Gilmartin

February 2, 2021

To a life well-lived. May the memories carry all those who loved Pucky.

Our condolences,

Minnie Gilmartin
Mike Gilmartin

Joan Boggus

February 2, 2021

To Benthe ,and all my cousins
We are deeply saddened about the loss of Uncle Pat and are sending our
Prayers and condolences to the family. We will miss him dearly as we talked to him so often since we moved. It won't be the same without him.
We do have our fondest memories of our wedding and him walking down
the aisle.truly special. He loved all he was a true Christian. We know he's
with the Lord .
LoVE Joan Surdam Boggus and Reverend Arnold Boggus