Salvatore (Sam) Briganti, age 90, of Trumbull, beloved husband of Donna Fischer Briganti, passed away peacefully into the arms of our Savior on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at CT Hospice, Branford, surrounded by his loving family. Born on January 2, 1927, in New York City, he was a son of the late Joseph and Rose Briganti. A U.S. Army veteran who honorably served our country during WWII, Sam was a retired tool & die maker for many years for Producto Machine. Sam enjoyed the simple things in life; but his greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. The memories and unconditional love he gave to them will always live on in their hearts. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Dolores Petrucelli Briganti, a daughter Sandra Briganti and a brother, Paul Briganti.
In addition to his beloved wife of 27 years, Donna, survivors include four children, Diane Trapasso and her husband Keith of Orange, Joseph Briganti and his wife Mary of Old Saybrook, Patricia Anderson of Derby and David Briganti Sr. and his wife Colleen of Trumbull, a stepdaughter, Kerri Alden of North Carolina, 11 cherished grandchildren, Julie, Kara, Danielle, Nicole, Amanda, Kurt, David Jr., Stephen, Caitlyn, Christopher, Christopher James and seven adored great grandchildren, Billy, Michaela, Alexandra, Cameron, Sophia, Isaac and Jacob; two brothers, Mario Briganti of Trumbull and Alan Briganti and his wife Beatrice of Newtown, a sister, Grace Law of Oxford, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Christ the King Church, 4700 Madison Ave, Trumbull for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends may greet the family on Monday from 4-8 p.m. at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Connecticut Hospice Inc, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.