Enea Antonio Michele Filippo Tedeschi, 85, died on July 5, 2021 at Norwalk Hospital. He was born on June 3, 1936 in the village of Jelsi in the region of Molise, Italy. As a young man he and his family emigrated to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he lived for over twenty years and married his wife, Maria Giuseppa (also from Jelsi). In 1973 he emigrated again to Norwalk, Connecticut, where he was to spend the rest of his life. He worked as a machine operator and welder at Burndy and Perkin-Elmer; among his accomplishments he counted machining parts for the Hubbell telescope. He was also an active member of the St. Ann Club in Norwalk and for many years, could be seen working at the annual Italian festival, marching in parades, and attending other club functions. He is best remembered as a loving family man, beloved by his daughter, grandchildren, and many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends from America, Argentina, Canada and Italy.
Predeceased by his parents, Luigi and Maria Grazia Tedeschi, and his brothers Giuseppe, Michele and Filippo, he is survived by his wife Maria, his daughter Graciela Merola and her husband Joseph, two grandchildren, Steven and David, and his brother Renzo.
His family will receive friends on Thursday July 8, from 5-7 PM at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave, Norwalk. A Latin Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, 10 AM at St. Mary Church, 669 West Avenue, Norwalk, with entombment to follow at St. John Cemetery, Norwalk.