Obituary: Victor R. LaBozzo, 82, Darien resident owned credit union, veteran

Victor R. LaBozzo of Darien, a Korean War veteran who owned a local credit union, died Saturday, April 28, at Stamford Hospital surrounded by his family. Mr. LaBozzo, 82, was the husband of Joan DeCaro LaBozzo.

Born Sept. 10, 1929, in Stamford to the late Raffaele and Maria Louise LaBozzo, Mr. LaBozzo was owner and president of Norwalk Credit Bureau Inc. and attended Bridgeport University.

He was a member of the Lions Club, Piedmont Club, Norwalk Chamber of Commerce, JC’s of Stamford and the Associated Credit Bureaus. He also served in the Korean War as a sergeant with the U.S. Air Force.

Mr. LaBozzo’s heart was endlessly giving, his family said. “His smiling eyes coupled with his captivating personality, never let you go. He would never pass up a tee time, even on a rainy day.”

Besides his wife, Mr. LaBozzo is survived by his daughters, Lisa LaBozzo of Darien and Diana M. Daniele and her husband Fortunato of Stamford; two grandchildren, Ralph and Michael Daniele; two sisters, Jane Wasco, Lee Masone and her husband Tony of Stamford; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his son, Michael V. LaBozzo; and two brothers, Frank and Ralph LaBozzo.

Calling hours are Wednesday, May 2, from 4-8, at Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford

A funeral procession will be leaving the funeral home at 10:20 on Thursday, May 3, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 at St. John’s R.C. Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien. Entombment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, Norwalk.

Memorial donations may be made to the Carl & Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center, 34 Shelburne Road, Stamford, CT 06904 or to St. John’s R.C. Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien, CT 06820.