Carmen Charles Puglisi, Sr, 89, of Hamden, passed away on Friday, January 31, 2014 at the St. Raphael’s Campus of Yale-New Haven Hospital.  He was the beloved husband of the late Concetta Mendillo Puglisi for 71 years until her passing in 2012.  Born in New Haven on September 22, 1924; son of the late Hugo and Angelina Russo Puglisi.  Mr. Puglisi was a very devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  He is survived by his three children Carmen Charles Puglisi, Jr., Barbara Fee and Gloria Barboza, his six grandsons and seven great-grandchildren. Brother of Hugo (Maureen) Puglisi, Gloria Annis, Gaetano (Jennie) Puglisi and the late Joseph Puglisi.  He was predeceased by his grandson Michael Barboza.

Funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Monday afternoon at 2:00 pm.  Family and friends may call from 10:00 am until time of service.  Interment will follow in Centerville Cemetery, Hamden.