Thomas P. Coccomo
1951- 2013

Mr. Thomas P. Coccomo, age 61, of New London, formerly of East Berlin, entered into eternal rest at his home on March 24, 2012 with his family by his side. He is the son of the late Thomas A. Coccomo. Thomas was born in New Britain and was a resident of Cromwell for 20 years, married and became resident of East Berlin for 30 years before retiring by the water in New London for the past 10 years.

Thomas was educated in local schools and attended the University of CT graduating with a nursing home administration degree. He also attended Vinal Technical School completing the LPN Program. Thomas was the assistant Administrator at Ridgeview Health Care Center in Cromwell for 10 years and then the Administrator for the T.A. Coccomo Memorial Health Care Center in Meriden for 10 years which he and his brother Carmen developed. Thomas an entrepreneur, became very successful in real estate and several other ventures, but most proud of his family's fine name in the health care industry.

Thomas was an avid collector of antique clocks and furniture. Tom always enjoyed being with his family and will always remember the good times at Middle Beach in Westbrook, especially boating and skiing with his family and friends. He was a member of St. Joseph Church in New London and Sacred Heart Church, East Berlin.

Thomas is survived and will be dearly missed by; his loving wife of 40 years, Linda (Buckland) Coccomo of New London, his three sons and daughters in law: Thomas Jr. and Danielle of Kensington, Michael and Taylor of Kensington, Paul and Robin of Berlin, his mother, Adel (Pace) Coccomo of Melbourne Beach, FL, a brother and sister in law: Carmen and Denise Coccomo of East Haddam, CT, seven cherished grandchildren; Talia, Thomas, Michael Jr., Matthew, Paul, Joseph and Gianna, several nieces, a nephew, aunts, uncles and cousins, both here and in Italy.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, (March 28, 2012) beginning at 8:45am from the New Britain Memorial Donald D. Sagarino Funeral Home, 444 Farmington Ave., New Britain followed by the funeral liturgy at 10:30 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, East Berlin. Burial will be in the Coccomo Family plot at St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, from 4-8 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc or the National Kidney Assoc. in his memory. For directions or to express an online message, please visit

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