Mario Sacramone, 86, of Hamden passed away Wednesday May 18, 2016 at the St Raphael Campus/ Yale New Haven Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Barbara Sacramone, beloved father of Kevin Sacramone.  Mario served in the United States Army and stationed in Germany.  After his honorable discharge, he became a teacher of Earth Science and basketball coach at the former Orchard Hill Junior High School in North Haven.  His focus remained squarely on encouraging his students and players, and this was reflected in their deep affection and appreciation of his effort. Mario was predeceased by his parents Frances and Mario Sacramone, Sr.  He is survived by his brothers Frank and wife Phyllis, John Sacramone (deceased wife Fran), Thomas Sacramone and wife Claire, sister Ann Falcone (deceased husband Dominic),  as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Private funeral services have been entrusted to the North Haven Funeral Home