Entered into heaven, Oct. 25 2022, William Candela, Sr. of East Haven; husband of the late Stella Mazziotti Candela; father of James (Patricia) Candela, the late Rocco and William Candela , Jr.; brother of Rocco ( Anne) Candela, Angelina Esposito, Loretta Piasecki, the late Theresa Casillo, Rita Rascati, Joseph and Edward Candela; grandfather of Adrienne and Danielle and the late William; also survived by great-grandsons Troy, Sonny and Michael and many loving nieces and nephews; born Aug. 9, 1928, son of the late Rocco and Anna Gambardella Candela. Bill worked as an electrician for many years with the IBEW Local 90. He was a long time communicant of St. Michael’s Church.
Family and friends may call Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at MARESCA & SONS FUNERAL HOME 592 Chapel St. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Michael ‘s Church 29 Wooster Pl. New Haven, . Interment in All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to St. Michael's Church.Offer condolences at marescafuneralhome.com