John A. Anziano, 79, of Fairfield, the husband of Solange Carrat Anziano for 55 years, died March 23.

Born in Bridgeport, he was the son of the late Anthony and Mary Anziano.

A lifelong area resident, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He had been an employee of the U.S. Postal Service for more than 37 years. He was also an avid New York Yankees fan.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include a sister-in-law, Therese Karr of Monroe; a niece, Martha Travis and her husband, Lloyd, of Danbury, and nephews, Billie Karr and Bryan Karr and his wife, Cindy, all of Monroe.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, March 25, at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Fairfield. Burial with military honors will be in Lawncroft Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Our Lady of Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road, Fairfield, CT 06825. The Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home, 50 Reef Road, is handling arrangements. To send an online condolence, visit