Larry W. Pronto, 81, of North Haven passed away peacefully on Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Quinnipiac Valley Center, Wallingford with his loving family by his side.  He was the beloved husband of Joan M. Pronto for more than 58 years.  Larry was born in Montgomery Center, Vermont on November 20, 1934 son of the late Roy and Hilda Pronto.  He was the father of Laurie (Paul) Rebeschi, Donna (Bill Hicks) Pronto and Pamela Pronto.  Brother of Myrnie Derouchie, Norman Pronto and the late Royal Pronto.  Grandfather of Justine M. Pronto-Hicks, Katie M. Rebeschi and Paul J. Rebeschi III.  Larry was a retired Local 478 International Union of Operating Engineers and served in the US Army.  The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to all the nurses and staff of the Quinnipiac Valley Center for the exceptional comfort and care they provided to not only to Larry but to their family as well.

His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue on Wednesday morning at 11:00.  Family and friends may visit from 9:00 to 11:00 am.  A funeral service will be conducted in the North Haven Congregational Church at 11:30 am.  Interment with full military honors will follow in the Northford Cemetery.  Gifts in his memory may be sent to Animal Haven, Inc., 89 Mill Road, North Haven, CT  06473 or the CT Food Bank, 150 Bradley Street, East Haven, CT  06512.