Michele "Michael" DiLullo

April 11, 1941 ~ January 24, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Michele "Michael" DiLullo Obituary

Michele “Michael” DiLullo, 82, of Torrington, CT, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 24, 2024.  He was the beloved husband of Fiorita (Colecchia) DiLullo.  

Michael was born April 11, 1941, in Montebello, Sul Sangro, formerly known as Buonanotta, Italy, the son of the late Celestino and Blanda (Giampaolo) DiLullo.  He has been a resident of the Torrington community for 54 years.  Together with his wife, they owned and operated The Venetian Restaurant for 52 years, then retired together in 2022.   

When Michael wasn’t working, he enjoyed gardening, socializing with the community, and eating a fine-cooked meal with his wife – after every meal, he would complement Fiorita, saying, another great dinner.  He enjoyed traveling to his hometown in Italy and being surrounded by friends and family.  

 In addition to his devoted wife Fiorita, he is survived by one son, Enzo DiLullo and his wife Beth, of Wilton, CT; one daughter, Marilena DiLullo Gillette, and her husband Kevin, of Harwinton, CT; one sister, Maria DiLullo of Torrington, CT; four grandchildren, Olivia and Sara Gillette, Julia Nicole, and Michael Anthony DiLullo; one niece Mara DiLullo and two nephews, Celestino and Michael DiLullo.  

 A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 3, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter Church (St. John Paul the Great Parish), 99 East Main St., Torrington, CT.   Relatives and friends are asked to meet directly at St. Peter Church.  Entombment will follow at St. Peter Cemetery.  Calling hours will be held on Friday, February 2, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Cook Funeral Home. 82 Litchfield St., Torrington.  

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Torrington Area Parkinson's Support Group (  

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Calling Hours
February 2, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cook Funeral Home
82 Litchfield St.,
Torrington, CT 06790

Mass of Christian Burial
February 3, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Peter Church
99 East Main Street
Torrington, Connecticut 06790


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