E. William Iovanne

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E. William Iovanne

<p>E. William Iovanne, Jr., 91, of New Haven died peacefully at home on July 7, 2024. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth “Betty” Fracasso Iovanne. He was born in New Haven on May 11, 1933, to the late E. William and Angelina Perrelli Iovanne. Bill graduated from St. Michael Grammar School in 1947 and was a member of the second graduating class at Notre Dame High School in 1951.</p><p><br></p><p>After the sudden death of his father in 1952, Bill attended and graduated from McAllister School of Embalming that same year and became a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in 1954. He carried on a legacy of providing compassionate care to families for the next 70 years, first working alongside his mother Angie and more recently with his son Bill Jr.</p><p><br></p><p>Bill’s quick wit and sense of humor were legendary. Bill Sr. stories, however embellished they may have been, will be told for generations. His heart was as big as any imaginable. He devoted his life to his family, his community in Wooster Square and St. Michael Church. Bill loved being around people, often the center of attention. He loved coaching “his girls” on the softball field at Sacred Heart Academy. He became involved at Sacred Heart when his daughter Beth entered the school in 1971 volunteering as a member of the Father’s Club. He took over the head coaching job in 1975 and ended in 1986. During this time, he “had a friend” who contacted the Navy Seabees to redesign and do the construction on the softball field. In 1993, the field was named in his honor. His relationship with the Sister’s of Sacred Heart Academy is one that continued until his final day.</p><p><br></p><p>An avid golfer, Bill was a member of Race Brook Country Club for over 50 years. Race Brook was his second home where members and staff were treated like family by him. He ran the annual Turkey Shoot dinner until his health prevented him from doing it. He reluctantly passed the job onto Ted Gallagher who, in his first year running the event, changed the event name to “The Bill Iovanne Turkey Shoot.” He was so proud of that! Bill was generous to a fault donating his time and talent as a member of Scungilli International, Porcini International- where he was awarded the most fined member for 15 years in a row, the Alpha-Campania Club, Santa Maria Maddalena Society, St. Andrew the Apostle Society and the Amity Club to note just a few.</p><p><br></p><p>Bill was the proud and loving father of Beth Anne Blazevich and her husband Joe, William G. Iovanne and his wife Angie, Richard J. Iovanne and his wife Susie and the late David A. Iovanne. He loved his grandchildren Christina, Alec, Michael and Matt and his great grandchildren Eric and Isabella. Bill was predeceased by his companion of 23 years, Lucille Lupinski and his sisters Marie Nappe and Josephine Perrelli..</p><p><br></p><p>Our family would like to thank his caregivers Terri and Bernadett who went above and beyond to care for our dad as well as his friends Bob and Danny. We know it wasn’t easy but know that you are appreciated and loved by us all.</p><p><br></p><p>Visiting hours will be Friday July 12th from 3-7pm in the Iovanne Funeral Home, Inc. 11 Wooster Place, New Haven. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10:00am in St. Michael Church. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO CHURCH. Burial will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Our family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Elizabeth A. Iovanne Scholarship c/o Sacred Heart Academy, 265 Benham Street, Hamden, CT 06514.</p>
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Bill Raffaele and Tako Odzelashvili

July 14, 2024

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Our deepest condolences to the Iovanne Family.
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Maria (of Armando) Urbano and family

July 13, 2024

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We are thinking of you all. May the memories of this great, wonderful, man help you find peace and comfort.
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Mario, Lisa and Mary Bernardo

July 12, 2024

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Dear Bill, We are so sorry for the loss of your father. Our deepest condolences are extended to you and your family. You are in our prayers.
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Victoria, Tommy, and Natalia Verderame

July 12, 2024

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Bill Sr. was a pillar in our Wooster Square community. We extend our deepest condolences to you all. May his memory be a blessing. Requiescat in Pace.
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Linda and Tom Massey

July 12, 2024

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Our sincerest sympathy for the loss of Bill Sr. Our thoughts and prayers are with Bill Jr , Angie and the entire Iovanne family.
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Michelina, Vincenzo and Salvatore Gagliardi

July 12, 2024

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Condolences
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Stanley A. Slubowski III

July 11, 2024

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Please accept our heartfelt condolences for your loss... Sincerely, New Haven Fire Honor Guard. Captains: T. Parker, M. Farrell, and S. Slubowski.
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The Abbagnaro Family

July 10, 2024

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With Deepest Sympathy
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Robert and Linda Vecchio and Amanda

July 10, 2024

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With deepest sympathy,
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Paul Kozolis

July 10, 2024

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We are so sorry for your loss.
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July 10, 2024

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The Brother of the UNITAS Club

July 09, 2024

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With Sincere and Deepest Sympathies to the entire Iovanne family. Bill was a legend, a pillar of the community but most of all a true gentleman.
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Roe, Ron Jr., Andy & Debbie

July 09, 2024

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Our heartfelt sympathy goes to you Bill and your family. Your dad will always be remembered by the DeLieto family.
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April Vacco

July 09, 2024

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Dear Bill and family, My deepest sympathies to you all. I am so sorry for your loss. May Mr. Iovanne rest in eternal peace.
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Melissa and Mary Federico

July 09, 2024

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Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Allison Dodge

July 09, 2024

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with my deepest condolences to the Iovanne family
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The Candela and Tondalo families

July 09, 2024

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We are so sorry for your huge loss. Anyone who knew Bill loved him. He was a man of great character and he leaves a wonderful family to carry on.
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Roy Olson

July 09, 2024

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Bill and family: My deepest sympathies on the passing of your father. May your dad rest in eternal peace.
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Gina Garreffi

July 08, 2024

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Beth , Joe and family. So very sorry for your loss. May his legacy live on in this tree