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“To Bills wife and family,Billy took care of my whole family for years. Two years ago laying to rest my dad, Bill Sabino, who was a lifelong friend of...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Lisa Aurora - Meriden, CT

“For many, many years Billy and his family were always wonderful to my father, Jim Condie, and my family. I am sorry to hear of Billy's passing and I...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Bill...you have always been such a special friend...a most wonderful person...I will always remember you in my prayers...love, Valerie ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Valerie Evans - Washington, DC

“I would like to express my sincere and deepest sympathy in your loss. Bill was not only a gentleman, a professional, but my friend. He serviced...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Chief Dennis Daniels - New Haven, CT

“Bill will be missed forever , such an iconic New Haven figure , my condolences to his loving family . ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Mark Pethick - North Haven, CT

“Sincere condolences. Bill was very helpful to me in compiling information on the history of the Amity Club of New Haven when I chaired our 75th...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Patrick Pascale - Guilford, CT

“I am so sorry for this great loss. Bill, was a wonderful sympathetic man. He went over and above to help families in need of services for their love...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Trish Hansen - Branford, CT

“Gigi, I am on florida so I won't be able to attend the services for Bill. He was a lovely man and I am so sorry you are going thru this again. ...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Carole Doyle - Wallingford, CT

“So sorry for the loss of such a kind and compassionate friend to so many families in our Greek community. May his memory be forever eternal+++ ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Renee Efthymiou - Ansonia, CT

“I am so sorry t0 hear of Bill's passing. He was very kind and a friend of the Marchittos.he was one of the good guys.May he RIP. Roberta Marchitto...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“What a tremendous loss for the City of New Haven and especially the Cape Verdean Community--He loved our community and we loved him...so many of our...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Antoinette Oliveira - HAMDEN, CT

“I am saddened to hear of Bill's passing, He was a great friend to many ,including my family for many years , Our thoughts remain with Celentano family ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Wesley Wheaton Jr - MILFORD, CT

“My condolences to the Celentano family. Bill was a great guy and always treated us well. May his memory be eternal. ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Harry Tramontanis - Bristol, CT

“My deepest sympathy to Gigi and Mr. C's entire family. Bill will be deeply missed by all who were fortunate enough to have him as a friend. Rest in...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Dave DiVito - East Haven, CT

“Bill was a gentleman that you only meet once in a lifetime, I was fortunate to have had that opportunity and blessed to call him a friend. May he...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Jack Ryan - Branford, CT

“The world has lost a great person. Bill was a light among us. Blessings on his journey. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Ellen Waff - Raleigh, NC - friend

“Bill was a friend for many years. We offer our prayers to the members of his family. We will miss his friendly and warm smile. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Patricia & Robert Mongillo - CT

“My Sincere and deepest condolences to the Celentano Family. Bill and I met many years before 1986 when I became his insurance agent. We had a great...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Sandra Woodhouse - East Haven, CT

“May your memory be eternal. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Art & Kris Pappas - Branford, CT


WILLIAM C. CELENTANO JR of New Haven, CT died February 11, 2020 at the age of 81. A funeral di-rector and embalmer since 1963, he had worked closely with his father, the late William C. Celentano at the Celentano Funeral Home since 1957. A graduate of the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science, he was a member of the Greater New Haven Funeral Directors Association, Connecticut Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association.