DANBURY, Conn. – Carmine J. DeMici, a lifelong Danbury resident, died Nov. 26 at Danbury Hospital. He was 98.
Born March 17, 1914, in Danbury, he was the son of Luigi and Theresa DeMici. He attended Danbury schools and was enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a third class petty officer.
DeMici was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Catholic War Veterans, American Legion and Water Witch Hose Company. He also was an usher at St. Peter’s Church in Danbury for many years.
He previously was employed by Frank H. Lee Company, the City of Danbury Parks and Recreations Department and was a school crossing guard. DeMici was an avid New York Mets fan.
He is survived by a son, Louis P. (Michele) DeMici, of Danbury; three grandchildren; three brothers, Joseph DeMici, Rino DeMici, Armando Damici; and several nieces and nephews. DiMici was predeceased by his wife, Quentina DeMici; and two brothers, Louis DeMici and Francis Damici.
A graveside funeral service was held Wednesday at St. Peter Cemetery. Cornell Memorial Home handled the arrangements.
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