Alexander P. Landisio, Sr.

  • Died: November 23, 2018
  • Location: Hamden, Connecticut

Washington Memorial Funeral Home of North Haven

4 Washington Ave
North Haven, CT 06473

Tel. (203) 239-6000

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Great Great Grandfather, Brother & Brother-in-Law,

Message From The Family

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Alexander "Alex" P. Landisio, Sr., 88 of Hamden died peacefully on Friday, November 23, 2018 at Yale-New Haven Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of sixty seven years to Vera Mary Dilello Landisio. Alex was born in New Haven on April 28, 1930 a son of the late Carmine and Julia Caprio Landisio and had resided in Hamden since 1960. He owned and operated two Alex's Esso Gas Stations in New Haven, and was an auto mechanics teacher at Eli Whitney Technical High School of Hamden. He was a regional service manager for Ford, and a service manager at several Ford dealerships, and also worked for Bob Marino Specialty Sales in Wallingford before his retirement. Alex was a proud Korean War Marine Corp Veteran having attained the rank of sergeant. He was a past President and past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council #3605 of Hamden, and was a Eucharistic Minister at the Church of the Ascension. In addition to his loving wife Vera, Alex is survived by his children Cynthia Ruiz and her husband Andrew of Cheshire, Diane Addario-DePalma and her husband David of Hamden, Alexander P. Landisio, Jr. and his wife Laura of Guilford and Debra Cumpstone and her husband Richard of Sebastian, FL, one brother, Carmine "Dick" Landisio and his wife Marion of Cheshire, one sister, Carol Anastasio and her husband Michael of North Haven, sisters-in-law Carmel Landisio of Orange and Marie Landisio of New Haven, nine grandchildren, Christopher Ruiz and his loving companion Kelly and Michelle Ruiz and her loving companion Michael, David Addario, Paul Addario and his wife Melissa, Stephen Addario and his wife Christina, Lauren Iannini and her husband Nick, Joseph Landisio and his wife Jess, Kristen Wolak and her husband Brian and Patrick Cumpstone and his wife Mallory, nine great grandchildren, Adelyn, Emerson, Hannah, Caleb, Alijah, Ava, Alexander, Nathan and Layla, and one great great grandson Ryan. He was predeceased by two brothers, Anthony and Vincent Landisio, a brother in law, Alphonse Dilello, and two nephews, Michael and David Dilello. Alex's family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday, November 27th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. His funeral procession will leave from the funeral home on Wednesday, November 28th at 10:15 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. in the Christ the Bread of Life Parish, Church of the Ascension, 1050 Dunbar Hill Rd., Hamden. Burial with military honors will follow in Beaverdale Memorial Park, Hamden. Memorial contributions in Alex's memory may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Sorry to just learn that my Dad's Marine Corp buddy Al has passed. Al and Vera and my parents were friends since boot camp. Our deepest condolences to his entire family. He was a great guy . told great stories, and we really enjoyed seeing him and Vera on their regular visits here to RI to see Mom and Dad. Truly sorry for your loss.

Posted by George and Diane Bianco - North Scituate, RI - Family Friend   December 20, 2018

To The Landisio Family - so very sorry to hear of Alex's passing. We are so sorry to have missed the services - an oversight for sure - Al was a great guy and always fun to be around. He had one of the most beautiful "lawns" in Hamden. Thinking of all of you at this time! May he rest in peace!

Posted by Rob, Donna & Karen Frandy - Hamden, CT   December 02, 2018

Alex and Laura,please accept our most sincerest sympathy at this most difficult time. Your Dad was an example of a man that stood alone amongst men.

Posted by Guy & Teresa Candido - Venice, FL   November 28, 2018

My love and prayers are with you. He was a special man.
Pat & Vic Krasenics

Posted by Patricia Krasenics    November 28, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. He was a very sweet man even though he was ill. May he rest in peace.

Posted by Nancy Cummins    November 28, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss and my heart and prayers go to the whole family
With love shae

Posted by Shae Jacobson - Branford, CT - Friend   November 27, 2018

A great teacher and friend. Rest in peace, Alex. Anthony Manzi, Eli Whitney Auto Shop , Class of 1978.

Posted by anthony manzi - hamden, CT - Student   November 27, 2018

Alex, Laura and family,
We're so sorry to hear of your loss and wish to extend our heartfelt condolences.

Posted by John and Rocio Gallagher - Norwalk, CT   November 27, 2018


So very sorry for your loss. May he Rest In Peace. Thoughts and prayers are sent your way

Posted by Camille Addario - Westport ct   November 26, 2018

Alex, Laura and the Landisio Family: We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time.

Posted by Denise and Rita - Philadelphia, PA - Friend   November 26, 2018

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Posted by Janet Mike Roger Dawson - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Friend   November 26, 2018

We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Posted by Janet, Mike, Roger - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Friend   November 26, 2018

Mr L was a great guy and teacher. So sorry for your loss Anthony Esposito Class of 83

Posted by Anthony Esposito - East Haven, CT   November 26, 2018


AL & Laura, So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jan & Joe

Posted by Joseph Novak - Troy, NY   November 26, 2018

My deepest sympathy to all of you...he was a wonderful man...and he always had the best lawn in the neighborhood or quite possibly all of Hamden

Posted by Donna Rizzo - North haven, CT - Friend   November 26, 2018




Posted by A friend   November 25, 2018

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers go to all your family during this time - may God be with you, to show you the way through these days and give you comfort.

Posted by Marilyn Turner - hamden, CT - Friend   November 25, 2018

We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you.

Posted by Cynthia Bahl - Essex, CT - Friend   November 25, 2018

To the family: My sincere condolences and heartfelt sympathy to you all for the loss of your beloved Father. May God comfort you and keep you during this time of sorrow.

Posted by Kimberly Leak - Hamden, CT - Friend   November 24, 2018

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