Eugene “Gene the Barber” D’Eugenio, 86, of North Haven, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at his home. Beloved husband of the late Ann Falcigno D’Eugenio. Born in New Haven on July 31, 1927; son of the late Michael and Philomena Vollano D’Eugenio. He served our country faithfully in the US Army during World War II, was the owner of Gene’s Barber Shop for over 50 years and had served on the North Haven Auxiliary Police. Gene loved fishing, painting, watching westerns on TV, golfing with his brothers and was a big Yankee’s and Giants Fan. Father of Joseph Robert D’Eugenio, John Richard D’Eugenio and the late Phyllis Jo D’Eugenio-Riley. Father-in-law of Edward Riley and Patti D’Eugenio. Grandfather of John Carl, Phyllis, Alyssa, Ann and Kellie. Brother of Theresa Falcigno, Anna Granata and the late Celeste Capasso, Mary Francis, Salvatore, Rocco, Michael, Frank and Joseph D’Eugenio. Brother-in-law of the late Agnes Falcigno D’Eugenio.
His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Saturday morning at 9:30. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Barnabas Church at 10:00. Interment with full military honors will follow in All Saints Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Saturday from 8:00 to 9:30 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook Street, I-91 Tech Ctr #3, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.