Joseph DiGirolamo, Jr., 66, of Branford passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at his home. Born in New Haven on March 28, 1952, he was the son of the late Joseph and Rosina “Rose” Grignano DiGirolamo, Sr.  His enjoyment was his frequent trips to the Chowder Pot.  Father of Joseph DiGirolamo III, Anthony DiGirolamo (Sherry), Deborah DiGirolamo, Annette Colacino (Eric), Susan Serrantino (Manny), Bernadette Bush (Chad), Jennifer Stettinger (Thomas) and the late Joanne DiGirolamo.  Brother of Barbara Dinan (Jack), Maria Massiello (Vincent) and Bernadine Morin.  Also survived by 22 grandchildren.

The visiting hours will be on Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 at the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue.  His funeral procession will leave the funeral home on Saturday morning at 9:15. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Saint Pio of Pietrelcina at Church of Our Lady of Pompeii, 355 Foxon Road, East Haven at 10:00.  Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.