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“Martin, I will always remember the times we spent talking on the phone and the fun, laughter we shared in High school. I wish that we had kept in...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Kevin, Beth, Marianne & Brian Boyd - CT

“I was so sorry to hear of Marty's passing. - Cousin Julie Calestro ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“I loved Marty's laughter and sense of humor. He made the world a happier place. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Eileen Waldman - Madison, CT

“Eileen called me this evening to tell me of Marty's passing. Oh course, I only knew him as a toddler, but I know he was greatly loved by you. My...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Ken Calestro - Columbus, OH

“Dear Barbara @ Vinny So sorry for your loss our prayers and thoughts are with you. Linda @ Andy Pacelli ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: linda pacelli - port Charlotte, FL

“Dear Amy, Barbara and Vinny, My deepest sympathy and prayers to you all. May you find some peace at this difficult time. Rich ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Richard Strauss - Nashville, TN

“Dear Leland and Lori, We have such found memories of Marty. Always such a friendly warm soul.Our sympathy. Gloria & Marvin Arons ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Gloria Arons - Woodbridge, CT

“My deepest condolences to the DeMayo family. Praying for you during this very difficult time. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Paula Martens - Hamden, CT

“Our hearts bleed for you. We can't imagine the pain of losing a child. Sam remembers with such fondness the many conversations he and Marty had about...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Sam & Nikki Lindberg - Chester, CT

“We will always remember Cousin Marty ! He will never be forgotten. Mary, Paul, Sarah, Sam and Miss Reese ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: The Davis Family - Milford, CT

“My condolences to the Demayo family at this time of such great loss. You are in my thoughts. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Graeme Sutherland - East Haven, CT

“Vinnie,Barbara,& Amy, Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your son. You are in our thoughts and prayers Mike and Anne ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Vinny, Barbara & Amy You are in our prayers...so sorry for your loss Love Donna & Doug ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Donna Koppel - West Haven, CT

“Vinny & Barbara, So Sorry For Your Loss My Friends, Stay Well, Love Jimmy Marra - Cindy Carboni. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Jimmy Marra - North Haven, CT

“Barbara and Vinnie,so sorry for the loss of your son Marty . We just want you to know that you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Judy and Carl Schneider

“Dear Amy and Parents-My sincere condolences are with you at this time of grief. I will keep you in my prayers.Lovingly, Lynette Jordan ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Amy & Family You are in my thoughts & prayers. I am so very sorry. Love Susan ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Susan Griffin - Milford, CT


Martin Robert DeMayo of West Haven, died suddenly on May 29, 2013. Marty was born on June 8, 1963, and was a life long resident of West Haven. He is survived by his beloved parents, Vincent and Barbara Vitelli DeMayo of West Haven, his cherished sister and best friend, Amy DeMayo, of West Haven, and their dog, Lola. Marty was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Martin and Isabelle DeMayo, his maternal grandparents, Mario and Connie Vitelli, his paternal aunts, Elsi Calestro and Nina Blunda, his maternal aunt, Joanie Vitelli, as well as cousins Christopher and Michael Peloso, all of whom he loved and missed. Marty was an avid reader and animal lover who enjoyed sharing his knowledge and interest in furthering the rights of animals. He dedicated his life to family and friends and to improving the living conditions of any animal entrusted to his care. Marty was also a lover of film and theater and had an inexhaustible knowledge of the biographies of film artists and the history of the movie industry. Above all, Marty was loved for his sensitivity and compassion for all people and animals in his life. He never lost his sense of humor, his appreciation of the world around him, or his deep faith in God. His funeral procession will leave the PORTO FUNERAL HOME, 830 Jones Hill Rd., West Haven, Monday morning 10:30. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Victory Church, at 11:00. Interment will follow in East Side Cemetery in Woodbridge, CT. Friends may call MONDAY MORNING from 9:30-10:30. Memorial Contributions may be made to The Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111.

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