Obituary: Joseph Iacono


Joseph Iacono, 83, of Greenwich, CT passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. Joseph was born on July 27, 1936 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Ubaldo and Vincenza Lanza Iacono.

Joseph and his wife have lived in Greenwich, CT for over 40 years. He attended CUNY where he earned both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Economics. Joseph was a very intelligent and selfless individual. He worked for Unilever U.S until his retirement. In Joseph’s free time you could find him cooking, gardening, and watching his favorite team, the Met’s. He also loved attending the Metropolitan Opera and The New York City Ballet with his wife, Lee. His grandchildren brought so much joy in his life and he loved watching them grow up.

Joseph is survived by his loving wife Lee Stingone Iacono, his daughter Veronica Capalbo and her husband Peter R., his grandchildren Peter Joseph Capalbo II, Julia Capalbo and Nicolette Capalbo as well as his brother Frank Iacono and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, July 27 at St. Catherine of Sienna Roman Catholic Church, Riverside. Interment followed at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Greenwich. There were no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Joseph’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 38 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854.

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