Harry “Swede” Massini, Jr., 74, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of 21 years to Marilyn Bochan Massini. Harry was born in New Haven on February 6, 1943 and was the son of the late Harry and Olga Johnson Massini, Sr. He served his country faithfully in the US Army during the Vietnam era. Harry had worked as a New Haven Fire Fighter for 28 years retiring in 1997 and was a self-employed draftsman for over 20 years. He was a member of the West Haven Elks Club for over 25 years. Father of Jennifer Massini O’Hara, Jody Massini and Jeryl Massini Ryan (Michael). Step father of David (Dana) Bochan and Suzanne (David) Moslow. Loving grandfather of Sean Patrick O’Hara, Amanda Lee Moslow, Drew and Sarah Bochan. Loving great grandfather of Aria Grace Aczenzia. Brother of Lorraine (Peter) Posack and Richard Massini. He also leaves an additional seven grandchildren, many relatives and friends.
Private funeral services were conducted under the direction of the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405 or the Closer to Free Fund, PO Box 1849. New Haven, CT 06508, which jointly supports Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven and Yale Cancer Center.