Giuseppe "Joe" S. Eligio

September 13, 1935March 26, 2021

Giuseppe “Joseph” Sebastiano Eligio, 85, of Wethersfield, beloved husband of the late Francesca (Bottaro) Eligio, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 26, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. Joe was born on September 13, 1935 in Siracusa, Sicily and was the son of the late Salvatore Eligio and Concettina (Bottaro) Eligio. Joe was a member of the St. Lucy Society and Canicattinese Men’s Society and he retired from the Metropolitan Water District after more than 35 years of dedicated service. Joe will be forever missed by his three children; Salvatore and his wife Janet of South Carolina, Carmen Caron and her significant other Christopher of Colchester and Tina Lionetti and her husband Michael of Rocky Hill and his five adoring grandchildren, Trevor, Cierra, Alanna ,Gianna, Taia. He is also survived by his brother, Sebastiano and sister, Lina of Sicily, along with many nieces and nephews, both here and in Sicily. Joe was predeceased by his brother, Antonio, and sisters, Rose and Maria. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 31st at 10:00 a.m. at Christ the King Parish (Corpus Christi Church), 601 Silas Deane Hwy., Wethersfield. Everyone is asked to please go directly to church. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. There are no calling hours. The D’Esopo Funeral Chapel, Wethersfield has been entrusted with arrangements. For on-line expressions of sympathy to the family, please visit


  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Wednesday, March 31, 2021


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Bruno Cerati

March 30, 2021

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Joe and Fran were such a lovely couple. They are now reunited and will be watching down on their family forever. Our deepest sympathy. Bruno and Linda Cerati,