Richard “Bruno” Bassani, 80, of Stamford, passed away Sunday evening, January 29, 2023 at Cooperstown Center.
Born on July 18, 1942 in Stamford, Richard was the son of the late Bruno and Ida (Gray) Bassani.
He was a graduate of Stamford Central School and worked at the former Prospect Dairy in Stamford and then Mountainside Dairy in Roxbury until his retirement.
Richard enjoyed playing golf at the Stamford Golf Coarse and was an avid card player, often playing a game of poker or blackjack. Dick was a fixture at the local Stewarts Shop and loved talking to his friends and anyone else he ran into.
Besides his parents, Richard was predeceased by several aunts and uncles.
He is survived by his sister: Geraldine Bassani of Stamford, along with several cousins and friends.
A service will be held at 12noon on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at the MacArthur Funeral Home, 15 Buntline Dr., Stamford. Friends and relatives are invited to call an hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in the spring at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Stamford.