Charles DePonte, 88, formerly of St. John Commons, North Haven, was called to heaven by his heavenly father on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at the Arden House Care & Rehabilitation Center, Hamden. He was the beloved husband of 65 years to the late Jennie Veronica Zych DePonte. Mr. DePonte was born in New Haven on December 10, 1924; son of the late Michael and Anna Scalisse DePonte. Charles was a longtime resident of North Haven; served his country faithfully in U.S. Army during WW II; had worked for the United Illuminating Company for 36 years until his retirement; was a member, past chaplain and past Sergeant of Arms of the American Legion Murray/Reynolds Post #76. Father of Charles Michael DePonte of Quartz Hill, CA. Grandfather of Charlene Michelle DePonte and Anna Marie DePonte both of Quantz Hill, CA and the late Charles Michael DePonte, Jr. Brother of Domenic B. DePonte, Theresa Rosarbo both of New Haven and the late Alphonse DePonte
Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside funeral service on Monday morning, Dec. 31st at 11:00 in All Saints Cemetery, 700 Middletown Ave., North Haven. There will be no visiting hours. The North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue has been entrusted with the arrangements.