D'Esopo Funeral Chapel

277 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT


George Anthony Yacone

June 19, 1923February 2, 2020

George A. Yacone, 96, of Farmington, beloved husband for 58 years, of the late Rachel M. Yacone, passed away peacefully on February 2, 2020. George was born on June 19, 1923 in Hartford and was the son of the late Biagio and Antoinette (Marcello) Yacone. George was honorably discharged after serving during World War II in the Navy-Pacific Theatre. He owned and operated a floor covering business and was a member of the Insurance City Chorus. George was a huge supporter of youth sports and was instrumental in the building of the Welch Little League Field in Farmington. George leaves his sons George J. Yacone and his companion Denise Sansone and Mark W. Yacone and his wife Karen. He also leaves his beloved grandsons, Marc, Frank, Michael and Tony and his wife Linda, his great-grandchildren Dylan and Chynna. He also leaves his sister-in-law Giulia Yacone along with many nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to his wife and parents, George was predeceased by his sisters, Mary Furlond, Ann D’Esopo and Connie Vinickas, brothers John Yacone and William Yacone and sister-in-law Wanda Yacone. The family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday, February 4th from 10-11 a.m. at the D’Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield. A prayer service will immediately follow the calling hours at 11 a.m. at the funeral chapel. Burial with military honors will follow at Mt. Saint Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. For expressions of sympathy to the family, please visit www.desopofuneralchapel.com.


  • Calling Hour Tuesday, February 4, 2020
  • Prayer Service Tuesday, February 4, 2020
  • Burial Tuesday, February 4, 2020


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Magdeline Yacone

February 4, 2020

We were saddened to hear the news of Uncle George. May he Rest In Peace.

Pete, Magdeline, Alyssa and Isiah Yacone

Butch and Sandy Sokolowski

February 3, 2020

It was so sad to hear of the passing of Uncle George. He is now with his beloved Rachel for all eternity. Our love and deepest sympathy during this most difficult time goes out to all of the family.

Bob, Anna, Jessie, Michael Vinickas

February 2, 2020

We are saddened to hear that Uncle George passed away. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you celebrate your father’s remarkable life. The Yacone brothers and sisters are waiting for him in heaven with open arms. RIP Uncle George.