Joseph A. DiChiaro of Darien, CT died on December 6, 2017 at Cassena Care at Stamford at the age of 94. He was born on September 12, 1923 and was the son of the late Michele and Constance Calitri DiChiaro.

He was a lifelong resident of Darien, CT.  Joe graduated from Darien High School in 1942 and served in World War II, from January, 1943 to December 24, 1945, as an army veteran, corporal technician, Battery B112 antiaircraft artillery, in the Italian North African European campaign. After 43 years of service he retired from Pitney Bowes in 1986.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara DiChiaro, two daughters, Jill DiChiaro of Pennsylvania and Sharon DiChiaro of Darien, a son Michael DiChiaro (Annette) of Rowayton, and his two grandchildren, Claire and Joe DiChiaro.  He was predeceased by two sisters, Anne Roberts and Mary DiChiaro.

Services are private. Donations can be made to Post 53, P.O.Box 2066, Darien, CT 06820.