Giuseppe "Joe" Ciarcia, 84, of Newington and formerly Hartford, passed away peacefully on Wednesday (October 12, 2016). Born in Canicattini Bagni, province of Siracusa, Sicily on November 28, 1931, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Paolina (Ficara) Ciarcia. Joe worked at Colt Manufacturing for many years. He will be dearly missed by his two children, Sal Ciarcia and Maria Caruso; four adored grandchildren, Marco, Maria and Eleonora Ciarcia and Stephanie Caruso; two brothers, Paul Ciarcia and Sebastian Ciarcia and wife Maria; one sister, Lucia Capobianco and husband Nino and his sister-in-law, Theresa Ciarcia, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Emanuele Ciarcia. Calling hours are Saturday from 8-9:30 a.m. at the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Incarnation, 544 Prospect St., Wethersfield. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford. Donations in Joe's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 200 Executive Blvd., Suite B, Southington, CT 06489. To share a memory of Joe with his family, please visit www.desopo.com .
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