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Daniel B. Cretella

December 8, 1944 November 4, 2019
Daniel B. Cretella
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Obituary for Daniel B. Cretella

Daniel B. Cretella, 74, of Mansfield Center, husband of Irene (Bergeron) Cretella passed away Monday November 4, 2019 at home. He was the son of the late Gaetano and Josephine (Conte) Cretella

Born on December 8, 1944 in Providence, RI, Dan has lived in Cranston and Johnston, RI, East Lyme, CT, and settled in Mansfield, CT where he lived the past 41 years. He started his career as a teacher at Roger Williams University, then worked as an electrical engineer at Electric Boat and Analysis and Technology. He later taught physics at Rocky Hill High School (E. Greenwich, RI) and Xavier High School (Middletown, CT). Dan was a diehard NY Yankees fan and enjoyed traveling and camping with his family. He also loved animals especially his beloved dog Sophie.

Besides his wife, Irene whom he was married to for 47 years he is survived by 3 sons, Brian, Ken, and Mike; he was also the proud grandfather of Dom and Alexa Cretella; and also leaves a brother, John Cretella and his wife, Rita of Barrington, RI.

Relatives and friends may call on Friday November 8, from 5 to 7PM at Bacon Funeral Home 71 Prospect St, Willimantic. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday November 9, at 10AM directly at St. Mary Church 57 Valley St, Willimantic. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Windham. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the CT. Humane Society 701 Russell Rd, Newington, CT. 06111.

To send an online expression of sympathy, please visit www.baconfh.com

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

8

Nov

5:00 PM 11/8/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/8/2019 7:00:00 PM
Bacon Funeral Home

71 Prospect St
Willimantic, CT 06226

Bacon Funeral Home
71 Prospect St Willimantic 06226 CT
United States

Funeral Mass

Saturday

9

Nov

10:00 AM 11/9/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary Ukranian Catholic Church

70 Oak St
Willimantic, CT 06226

St. Mary Ukranian Catholic Church
70 Oak St Willimantic 06226 CT
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph Cemetery Final Resting Place

61 Club Rd
Windham, CT 06280

61 Club Rd Windham 06280 CT
United States

Memorial Contribution

CT Humane Society

701 Russell Rd
Newington, CT 06111
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