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Andrew J. Lucibello, 84, of 2731 Northeast 14th St., Pompano Beach, Florida, formerly of North Haven, died at his home on Feb. 2 after a brief illness. He was the husband of Carmel Falcone Lucibello. Mr. Lucibello was born in New Haven on June 11, 1928, son of the late Joseph and Angelina Nicolella Lucibello. He had been a North Haven resident for 25 years before moving to Florida in 1995.
Mr. Lucibello had worked for the North Haven Board of Education as a teacher at the former Temple Street Elementary School and at North Haven Junior High School. He had also been a Reading Consultant for the Town of Prospect, and later at Tomlinson Middle School in Fairfield for 18 years until his retirement in 1985.
Mr. Lucibello obtained his bachelor’s degree from the former Southern Connecticut State Teachers College and his master’s degree from the University of Hartford. He was a member of the Connecticut and National Association of Reading Teachers, the Connecticut and National Education Associations, and the Connecticut Association of Retired Teachers. He had also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the West Haven Elks Lodge No. 1537. In addition, he was a former parishioner of St. Barnabas Church and a member of the Interfaith Caregiver’s there. At the time of his death, he was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church in Pompano Beach, Florida.
Besides his wife, he is survived by a sister, Mrs. Frank (Edith) Andersen of Hamden. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. He was predeceased by four sisters, Celia Lucibello, Antoinette Lincoln, Loretta Piscitelli, and Amelia Marvin, as well as a brother, Anthony R. Lucibello.
His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Ave., North Haven, on Friday, Feb. 8, at 9:30 a.m. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Barnabas Church at 10 a.m., followed by burial in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Thursday, Feb. 7, from 4 to 8 p.m. Should friends desire, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association, to the Connecticut Hospice, or to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, 3331 NE 10th Terrace, Pompano Beach, FL 33064. www.northhavenfuneral.com