Michael DiIorio, 76, Purple Heart Recipient

Dec 01, 2019 167

Michael DiIorio, age 76 of Norwalk, died peacefully at his home on Friday, November 29, 2019, after a brief illness. He was the loving husband for 53 years of Sheila (Gero) DiIorio. Mike was born in Jelsi, Campobasso, Italy on April 30, 1943, the son of the late Frank and Maria (Grande) DiIorio and moved to the U.S. in 1955.

He was a graduate of Brien McMahon High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Vietnam War, and was awarded the Purple Heart. Mike worked for many years as a sales representative for McCormick Spices. He was a member of the Sons of Italy and the VFW.

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SOURCE: https://patch.com

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