Joseph J. Fusaris, Jr., 90, of North Haven, formerly a Guilford resident for over 35 years, passed away on Monday April 10, 2017 at the Artis Assisted Living, Branford. He was the beloved husband of over 65 years to Helen Moleske Fusaris. Joseph was born in New Haven on May 30, 1926; son of the late Joseph and Anna Forte Fusaris, Sr.; served his country faithfully in the US Army Infantry during WWII; worked as a Master Mechanic for Mosler Safe Company for 20 years; was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Guilford for over 30 years; was a Eucharistic Minister in St. George’s Church, Guilford and parishioner for 36 years. Brother of Orlando P. “Midge” Fusaris and the late Charles & O’Neil Fusaris, Clementine Holovach and Madelyn Barile.
His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue Monday at 10:45. Family and friends may call from 8:30 to 10:30. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Barnabas Church at 11:00. Interment will follow with full military honors in All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Barnabas Church, 44 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT 06473 or St. George Knights of Columbus Council 3928, PO Box 241, Guilford, CT 06437.