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Charles C. Diglio, Jr.

Obituary for Charles C. Diglio, Jr.

June 7, 2017
Wallingford, Connecticut

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Brother


Charles "Charlie" C. Diglio, Jr., 88 of Wallingford died peacefully on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at the Skyview Center, Wallingford after a short illness. He was the beloved husband of sixty four years to Julia "Julie" Guidone Diglio. Charlie was born in New Haven on September 9, 1928, a son of the late Charles C. and Helen Lipka Diglio, Sr. and had resided in Wallingford since 1958. He was a barber for seventy years, and first worked with his father at Diglio's Barber Shop in the Newhall Section of New Haven for many years before establishing Diglio's Barber Shop on Hartford Turnpike in North Haven where he worked for fifty one years. Charlie was a proud Korean War Army Veteran, stationed in Ft. Story, VA, and was one of a select number of troops who were chosen to witness the atomic bomb testings in Nevada. He was a long time member of the Hamden Elks BPOE#2224. Charlie is also survived by one daughter, Theresa "Terri" Diglio and her husband Gary Greer of Milford, two sons, Charles "Chuck" C. Diglio, III of Wallingford and Thomas Diglio and his wife Yong Diglio of Jacksonville, FL, one brother, Joseph Diglio of Ansonia, and two grandchildren, Christopher and Emmarose Diglio. He was predeceased by one sister, Dolores Morcaldi, and two brothers Philip and Michael Diglio.

Charlie's family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday June 17th from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Beaverdale Memorial Park, Hamden. Memorial contributions may be made to the Meriden Humane Society, 311 Murdock Ave., Meriden, CT 06450.

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