Riverview Funeral Home

Obituary for Richard Louis Scinto, Sr.

A photograph of Richard Louis Scinto, Sr.

Born: Bridgeport
Lived: Shelton

Richard Louis Scinto, Sr., age 78, of Shelton, entered into rest on Saturday, December 1, 2018, in his home. He was the beloved husband of the late Carol (Rynkiewicz) Scinto. Richard was born in Bridgeport on June 5, 1940, son of the late Anthony and Amelia (Saracino) Scinto, and lived in Shelton for 45 years, coming from Milford.
He served his country in the US Army Reserve.
Richard was a Master Machinist by trade, and retired in 2015 from Charles Dickiesser & Co. in Derby. He previously spent 25 years with Straton Industries in Stratford and started at M&M Industries. Richard was a brilliant master craftsman with a natural mechanical aptitude and was a jack of all trades. He also loved nature, music, and musicals.
He is the beloved father of Richard Scinto, Jr. and his wife Terri, Dana Scinto, Ronald Scinto and his husband Timothy Finley, and Dayle Crawford and her husband David. He also leaves five cherished grandchildren, David Crawford, Jr., Carolanne Scinto, Daniel Crawford, Charlotte Scinto, and Thomas Scinto, his brother Robert Scinto and his wife Alice, and sister Marie Sasse and her husband Fred.
Friends are invited to greet the family at the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton, on Saturday, December 8th, from Noon to 3 PM. All other services are private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are requested to the Beardsley Zoo at www.beardsleyzoo.org or through the funeral director.
Online condolences can be offered at www.riverviewfh.com.