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Obituary of Filippo A. Muscarella
Filippo A. Muscarella, age 77, of Monroe, beloved husband of Rosa Esposito Muscarella, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 15, 2023 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Sciara, Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy on June 13, 1945, he was a son of the late Pasquale and Biagia Badame Muscarella. Along with his family, Filippo came to the United States in 1962 where he settled in the Bronx. In 1969 he moved to Bridgeport and has worked as a Barber for 60 years, having spent 44 of those years as the owner of Phil's Hairstyling in Monroe, where he has built many lasting friendships. He was a proud member of the Sons of Italy in Derby and the Circolo Sportivo Club in Bridgeport; where he enjoyed playing bocce. A loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend of many. The unconditional love he gave and the values he taught will forever live in their hearts. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his devoted wife of 53 years, Rosa, survivors include his loving daughters, Biagina Dell'Aera and her husband Rocco of Bristol, Angela Bacoulis and her husband Joseph of Monroe, Lina Buzzelli and her husband Marc of Shelton, five cherished grandchildren, Judy, Alexa, Anthony, Julia and Anthony, his brothers, Francesco Muscarella and his wife Anna of NY, Natale Muscarella and his wife Josephine of Long Island and Giuseppe Muscarella and his wife Gerry of Shelton, his sisters, Cecilia Fragale of Monroe and Anna Reda and her husband Pasquale of Monroe, his brothers and sisters-in-law, Angelina Muscarella of NY, Maria Cammarota and her husband Alfonso of Fairfield, Giovanni Esposito and his wife Silvana of Monroe, Vincenzo Esposito of Shelton and Antonio Esposito and his wife Helen of Monroe, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Paul Muscarella and his wife Anna and his brother-in-law, Filippo Fragale.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. directly in St. Jude Church, 707 Monroe Tpke., Monroe. Entombment will follow in the St. Catherine Mausoleum of Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Relatives and friends may greet the family on Tuesday from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Rd., Trumbull. To leave an online condolence please visit www.abriola.com.