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“To Charlene, Joe and Family,I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your love one, you have my deepest sympathy, my thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Arlene Canty - Hartford, CT

“God bless you and your loved ones ~ Rest in peace. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Jane Dowling - Waterbury, CT

“Sharlene - I'm so very sorry for your loss. Tom was always a kind and gentle man, and a good friend. I still tell the story about how Tom and I...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Rob Breen - Colchester, CT

“Joe and family-Sorry to hear about the death of Tommy. My heart aches for you all - he will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Sheila Walker - Bloomfield, CT

“Our heartfelt sympathies in this, your time of grief. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home - CT

“I am so saddened to hear of Tommy's passing. Know that he is now at peace and in a good place. God bless him and everyone in the Valvo family. ...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Lorrie (Benoit) St.Pierre - CT

“Rest in Peace, Tom. I remember the several hikes we took through CT forests & trails, and our White Mountains vacation in '72. May God's Grace wrap &...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Steve Berian - E Longmeadow, MA


Thomas V. Valvo, 61, of Hartford, died Sunday, December 29, 2013 after a long battle with cancer. He was the husband of 29 years of Sharlene Ann Valvo. Born in Hartford, the son of Ida (Foratunato) Valvo the late Corrado Valvo of Manchester, Thomas lived in the Hartford area all of his life. He served with Connecticut National Guard and was retired from the Travelers Insurance Company. He was a diehard Yankees, UConn and Giants fan. Thomas was a member of the Elks, and belonged to the Knox Foundation and Parkville Community Center. He enjoyed duckpin bowling with the Monday night family, fishing with his brother Joe, and traveling every year to Cape Cod, where he enjoyed riding the railroad. Besides his wife and his mother, Thomas leaves three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Corinne and John Manalo of Oklahoma, Nancy and Kenny Bullard of South Carolina, and Jean Valvo of Vernon , and his two brothers, John Valvo of Vernon and Joseph Valvo of Ellington. He also leaves his inlaws, Sharon Camp of Hartford, Charles and Sheila Callahan of Vernon and Shelley Camp of Nevada; his best friend Thomas Vencellett of Hartford and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank all of the doctors, nurses and staff for the care and support of Thomas during his illness.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 7, 2014 with a procession at 9:15 a.m. from the Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, 136 South Main Street, West Hartford followed by a Mass of Christian to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of St. Brigid, 1088 New Britain Avenue, West Hartford. Burial will follow at Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. Calling hours will be Monday, 3 – 6 p.m. at the funeral home. For directions and online condolences, please visit www.taylorandmodeen.com.