BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Frank "Butch" Joseph Tritto of Bridgeport died Monday, Feb. 8, at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport. He was 73.
Born in Tarrytown, N.Y., on Sept. 4, 1942, he was a son of the late Frank and Ann Calabro Tritto. He worked as a supervisor for Sargent & Co., where he retired after 20 years of service. He was a master gardener whose specialty was growing plants. He loved saltwater fishing and took enjoyment in cooking for family and friends. He also had a desire for traveling, especially on cruises with his wife, Cheryl Lampone Tritto.
In addition to his wife, other survivors include his daughters, Deborah Bacchiocchi and her husband, Anthony, of East Haven; Cheryl Romano and her husband, Christopher, of East Haven; a stepson, Joseph Toto of Shelton; sisters Pauline Tinari and her husband, Joe, of East Haven; Mary Mastriano and her husband Anthony, of North Haven; Georgeanne Bartolan and her husband, Joe, of East Haven; and Jean Streeto and her husband, Robert, of North Branford; a brother, David Simoes of East Haven; grandchildren David Witter and his wife, Dana; Scott Witter, Chelsea Witter, Dustin Romano, and Tyler and Christopher Toto; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his former wife, Karen Nitchke Tritto, formerly of Milford.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Feb. 13, at 12:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Church, 435 Anton St., Bridgeport. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
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