Obituary of James Marino, Jr.
James Vincent Marino Jr., age 83, of Shelton, a retired Regional Claims Manager for over 30 years with the Hartford Insurance Company, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, July 22, 2017 with his family by his side. Born on September 6, 1933 in Bridgeport, he was a son of the late James and Olga Voccola Marino, Sr., and grew up in Milford. He graduated from Fairfield Prep and Fairfield University and was formerly a longtime resident of Trumbull. He was a past member of the Mother Cabrini Council of the Knights of Columbus and was an avid horse lover. One of Jim's favorite past times was cooking for the family.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 62 years, Janet Cook Marino, his loving daughters, Joy Marino and her husband Robert Sardaro of Trumbull and Jill Marino and her husband Michael Shandrowski of Stratford; two adored grandchildren, Skylar and James Shandrowski, sisters-in-law, Rosalie Pauciello of Bridgeport and Lynda Cook of Trumbull, and many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother, Ronald J. Marino, Sr.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. directly in St. Catherine of Siena Church, 200 Shelton Road, Trumbull. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Friends may greet the family on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 4-8 p.m. at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull.