Louis Cusano Jr., 91, of Hamden, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Yale New Haven Hospital, with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of 65 years to Clara Esposito Cusano. Louis was born in Hamden, May 30, 1927 and was the son of the late Louis and Ursula “Mary” Signore Cusano Sr.  He served his country faithfully in the US Navy during World War II on the U.S.S. Intrepid.  Louis was a truck driver with Teamsters Union Local 443 and had worked for Len-Crete for over 35 years.  He was always a hard worker and enjoyed traveling with his loving wife.  Louis’ greatest passion was spending time with his family whom he loved unconditionally.  Father of Andrea Esposito (Ronald) and Louis Cusano (Elizabeth).  Grandfather of Amanda Sausa (Marc), Michael Esposito (fiancé Maria Fasano), Alexandra and Tyler Cusano.  Great grandfather of Jackson Sausa.  He is predeceased by four brothers and sisters. 

His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue on Tuesday morning at 10:30.  Family and friends may call from 8:30 to 10:30.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church at 11:00.  Interment will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery.  Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148.