Visitation at Funeral Home
Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Salvatore A. Petriello
Salvatore A. Petriello, age 100, of Stratford, beloved husband of the late Regina Calchera Petriello, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 8, 2022 in the comfort of his home. Born in Bridgeport on June 22, 1921, he was a son of the late Benjamin and Antoinette Infanti Petriello. A barber by trade, he was also a licensed beautician and a trained electrologist. Sal worked in the industry for 64 years and was the former owner and operator of Petriello's Barber Shop on Barnum Avenue in Stratford; where he cut hair until the age of 97. A proud U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he participated in the Battle of the Bulge and the Invasion of Normandy and landed at Utah Beach; his platoon met the Russian forces at the Elbe River.
Sal was a Life Member of the VFW Post 145, past president of the Holy Name Society at St. Mary's Church, Bridgeport, past president of the Mr. and Mrs. Club and was captain of the ushers at St. Charles Church. He was also a member of the Barbers Union and past president of the Barbers Science Class.
Survivors include his two loving sons, Salvatore C. Petriello and his wife Ann of Oxford and Alan B. Petriello and his wife Rosann of Glastonbury, five cherished grandchildren Christopher, Jennifer, Kyle, Michael and Matthew, three great grandchildren Hailey, Olivia and Aiden, three brothers, Bartholomew Petriello of Stratford, Anthony Petriello and his wife Gloria and Ralph Petriello and his wife Sheila all of Arizona, as well as several nieces and nephews. Sal was predeceased by his sister and brother-in-law, Concetta (Teena) and James Brown.
Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mark's Church, 500 Wigwam Lane, Stratford. Interment, with military honors, will follow in St. Michael's Cemetery, Stratford. Relatives and friends may greet the family on Tuesday morning from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. in the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Rd., Trumbull.