Obituary for Lionel Troia
Born: Fall River, MA
Lionel Troia, age 88, of Shelton passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at St. Vincentís Medical Center in Bridgeport. He was the devoted husband of the late Elsie R. (Machado) Troia.
Lionel was born on September 1, 1924 in Fall River, MA son of the late Jessie and Isabella (Motta) Troia and was a proud US Army medic veteran of World War II.
He worked for the Shelton Department of Public Works for over 20 years, retiring in 1987. He had a passion for animals and was the loving owner of three faithful feline friends, Muffin, Gin Gin and Terror.
Lionel was the loving father of Ronald Troia and his wife, Janet, Dean Troia and Debra Labrie. He also leaves his cherished grandson, Matthew Troia and his wife, Heidi and brother, Edward Troia. Lionel was predeceased by his granddaughter, Renay Troia, brother, Joseph Troia and sister, Lorraine Vincent.
His funeral service is private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Compassion for Cats, 8 Huntington St., Shelton, CT 06484. The Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Rd., Shelton, CT has been entrusted with his arrangements