Thomas Allen Varricchio
1961 - 2019


 

Thomas Allen Varricchio, 58, of Cromwell, died unexpectedly on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Born in Hartford, he was the son of Anthony A. Varricchio, Sr. of Cromwell and the late Hope (Chapman) Varricchio.

Tommy lived in Cromwell all of his life and was a member of First Congregational Church. He worked at Ramar Hall, Inc., starting as an apprentice and working his way to Vice President and co-owner. He was a Tiger Scout Leader, a board member of the Cromwell Athletic Club, a member of the Wethersfield/Rocky Hill Elks Lodge #2308 and President of Men's Auxiliary for the VFW.

Tommy loved waking up, getting on his motorcycle and chasing the sun. He loved Sunday morning breakfast with his father, "Pop". He was always the life of the party and never showed up empty handed. Tommy had a deep appreciation for nature, loved fishing, road trips, camping and most of all, spending time with his children.

Along with his father, Tommy is survived by three sons, Nathan Varricchio of Rocky Hill, Nicholas Varricchio of New York, NY and Lucas Varricchio of Cromwell; his daughter, Morgan Varricchio of Narragansett, RI; a brother, Todd C. Varricchio and his wife, Nancy of Middletown; friend and mother of his children, Kristen (Fountain) Varricchio of Cromwell; extended family and many friends.

Besides his mother, Tommy was predeceased by his brother, Anthony A. Varricchio, Jr., and his girlfriend, who tragically passed away with him, Patty Bonavita.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 2 at 9:00 am at First Congregational Church, 355 Main Street, Cromwell. Burial will follow in Cromwell Hillside Cemetery West. Family and friends may call on Friday evening from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Cromwell Funeral Home, 506 Main Street, Cromwell. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tommy's memory may be made to https://hammonasset.org/ . To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.


The Hartford Courant - Oct. 30, 2019