Greenwich Obituaries for Aug. 10

Rocco 'Skip' Natale; Orlando Presto


Rocco 'Skip' Natale, 62

Mr. Natale was a homebuilder in Greenwich; St. Roch parish council president.

Rocco 'Skip' Natale, born in Greenwich on Feb. 15, 1950,* was the son of the late Rocco P. Natale of Greenwich and Carmella Pace of Stamford.

Mr. Natale was a graduate of . 

He worked at U.S. Tobacco for several years and was a general contractor, landscaper and homebuilder in Greenwich. Rocco was parish council president of for many years.

He is survived by his wife Judith P. Natale and loving son, Rocco P. Natale.

Family and friends may visit at the , Inc., 134 Hamilton Ave. in Greenwich on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012 from 4 to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at 10:30 AM at St. Roch Church. Internment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Greenwich.

Memorials may be directed to St. Roch Church, New Roof Project, Hands of Hope (info@handsofhopekids.org) orTheatre Arts Program.


Orlando Presto, 82

Mr. Presto was co-owner of Harbor Plumbing; a dance instructor.

Orlando D. Presto, born Sept. 5, 1929, to the late Angelina and Antonio Presto, passed away Aug. 7.

Orlando is survived by his wife of 56 years Rose Presto. He also is survived by his son Lee and wife Cindy; his daughter Cindy and husband Frank Parelli; grandchildren Christine and Daniel Presto, Scott Forbes, Frank Parelli, and Michael Parelli; his brother Anthony Presto, and his sister Lena Gianetti. He also is survived by many nieces and nephews, his special friends the Francefort family, and many dear friends. Mr. Presto was predeceased by nine brothers and sisters.

Mr. Presto was an Army veteran of the Korean War. After his service he began learning his trade of a plumber. He was co-owner of Harbor Plumbing for many, many years. Orlando loved his grandchildren and enjoyed visiting the casino and horse racing. He also loved to dance and was an instructor at the Arthur Murray Dance Studio.

A Mass will be held at, 95 Henry St., Byram, on Friday Aug. 10 at 10:30 a.m. The family asks the in lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his honor be made to the , 4 Horseneck lane Greenwich, CT 06830.

The , 134 Hamilton Ave., Greenwich, is in charge of arrangements.


*Editor's note: Mr. Natale's obituary has been updated to correct his age.


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