Obituaries: Leonard Valentino, Jr.

Leonard “Lenny” Valentino, Jr., 73 of Bristol, longtime companion of Bobbi Cappello, widower of Maureen (Brott) Valentino, passed away on Monday, February 29, 2016, at VITAS Hospice, Waterbury.  Lenny was born in Bristol on September 16, 1942 and was the son of the late Leonard O. and Mary (Masocco) Valentino, Sr.  He was a lifelong Bristol resident and retired as the Superintendent of the Bristol Water Dept. in 2007.  Lenny loved the time he spent with his grandchildren and family, enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading, traveling especially to Aruba and the New York Yankees and Giants.  Lenny is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law: Kevin and Janice Valentino and Dante and Lauren Valentino; two sisters: Sandra Donahue and Daria Cesario; four grandchildren: Mason, Jordan, Livia and Gianna Valentino and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held on Friday (March 4, 2016) at 9 AM from Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol to St. Anthony Church, 111 School St., Bristol, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM.  Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home on Thursday between 4 and 7 PM.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Ranch for Children


National Headquarters/Nevada Region 200 Wilson Circle Boulder City, NV 89005 or to St. Jude’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.   Please visit Lenny’s memorial website at www.FUNKFUNERALHOME.comValentino, Leonard 001