Joseph Anthony Consalvo
March 24, 1928 - July 11, 2012
Joseph A. Consalvo
Joseph Anthony Consalvo, 84, formerly of Elbow Hill Rd, Brookfield, cherished husband of the late Sandy (Goldman) Consalvo, died Wednesday July 11th at Glen Hill Care and Rehabilitation. He was born March 24, 1928 in Bronx, NY, son of the late Agostino and Rozaria (La Cava) Consalvo.
He retired from Boehringer-Ingelheim as mailroom supervisor at the age of 79. Prior to that he worked in the mailroom at Eagle Pencil/Berol Corp.
He was a longtime parishioner of St. Joseph Church in Brookfield and was actively involved in their Men’s Club. He also enjoyed taking part in the St. Joseph Minstrel, playing the character “Nomad.” He loved his church and also found peace at the Grotto in Brookfield.
Joseph was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed volunteering with the Brookfield Pop Warner Football when it began in 1969 and continued to act as the game announcer for 20 years.
Joseph will be remembered for his quick wit and ability to make others laugh. His life centered around his family, his church and his work.
He will be sadly missed by his three sons, Skip Consalvo and his wife Karen of Brookfield, Mick Consalvo and his wife Elena of Brookfield and Brian R. Consalvo and his wife Katie of Watertown; nine grandchildren, Krista, Matthew, Tori, Deanna, Tommy, Carly, Sam, Andrew and Emily Consalvo; one brother, Sonny Consalvo of Monroe, NY and several nieces and nephews. Joseph was predeceased by two brothers, Thomas and Rozario Consalvo.
The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff at Glen Hill for their kind and compassionate care
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 AM on Saturday, July 14th at St. Joseph Church, 159 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield. Burial will follow in Prince of Peace Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 PM on Friday, July 13th at Brookfield Funeral Home, 786 Federal Rd., Brookfield.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made in Joseph's name to Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center, 303 Tunxis Rd., West Hartford, CT 06107-3119, where he attended retreats for more than 40 years.