David Conte

Davide Conte, aged 92, from Darien, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, April 4, 2024, surrounded by his loved ones. David was born on March 3, 1932, in Minturno, Italy, to the late Tommaso and Maria Mazzuca Conte.
David moved to America in 1960 with his wife, Eugenia, and started a family. He spent many hours working in the construction field and finished his career working for the local International Laborer’s Union 146 alongside his own masonry business. He loved gardening, playing bocce with friends, and watching soccer and boxing on TV. He was very proud of his Italian heritage.
David is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Eugenia Ciccarelli Conte, of Darien, his children Tommaso (Tom) Conte and his wife Collette of Darien, Joanna Annuzzi and her husband Gary of Fairfield, and Maria Conte of Darien. He is also survived by his four beloved grandchildren: Jon, Nicholas, Christopher & Madeleine.
Besides his parents, David is predeceased by his son David Conte, his brothers Dominic and Antonio, and his sisters Maria and Linda.
A funeral procession will leave the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford, CT at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, and proceed to St. John’s RC Church of Darien, 1986 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820 for a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10:00 AM. Entombment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, from 8:30 to 9:30 AM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in David’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1999, Memphis, TN 38101, or online at www.stjude.org/donate.
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