In Loving Memory of Philip P. Fracassini

February 04, 1923
Bridgeport, CT
January 31, 2018
Fairfield, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Tuesday 4-8 PM

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

February 06, 2018


St. Pius X Church

Mass of Christian Burial

834 Brookside Drive,
CT 06824

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 10:00 AM


Oak Lawn Cemetery

1530 Bronson Road,
CT 06824

February 07, 2018

Family Gathering


St. Pius X Church

834 Brookside Drive,
CT 06824

Fairfield Police Benevolent Association

100 Reef Road,
CT 06824

Philip P. Fracassini

Philip P. Fracassini, age 94, of Fairfield, beloved husband of nearly 60 years of Janice Fracassini, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Born in Bridgeport one of nine children to the late Mario and Mary Fracassini, he was a lifelong Fairfield resident and a graduate of Roger Ludlowe High School. Mr. Fracassini proudly served in the United States Army during World War II as part of the Americal Division and participated in the battles and campaigns in the Northern Solomon and Philippine Islands and was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He retired in 1982 from the Fairfield Police Department as a Detective Sergeant. Following his retirement he worked in security for Dollar Dry Dock Bank. Phil was a long-time parishioner of St. Pius X Church and regularly served as an usher for the 10:30 A.M. Sunday Mass. He was a member of the Gaelic American Club, Fayerweather Yacht Club, Fairfield PBA and the Fr. Coleman Council of the Knights of Columbus. He coached little league in Fairfield for many years, enjoyed playing golf, was a talented baseball player, ice skater and dancer, and had a joking, kind and loving spirit. Above all else, Phil loved spending time with his family and friends. In addition to his loving wife Janice, survivors include four beloved children, Philip Fracassini and his wife Karen of Midland Park, NJ, Mary Brenneman and her husband Andrew of Leesburg, VA, Amy Leslie and her husband John of Hingham, MA, and Paul Fracassini of Stamford, CT; four cherished grandchildren, Nicole and Trey Fracassini, and Andrew and Hannah Brenneman; his brother John Fracassini, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by five brothers and two sisters. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, Fairfield. Interment with military honors will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Pius X Church, 834 Brookside Drive, Fairfield, CT 06824 or to the Fairfield Police Benevolent Association, 100 Reef Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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10 Guestbook Entries for Philip P. Fracassini

  1. Thinking of you Jan and family at this time of Phil,s birthday and his resting in peace with our Lord.

  2. Janice,
    Our heartfelt sympathy and condolences to you and your family. Phil was a good friend and a great guy. He will be greatly missed by all.
    With our love,
    Bill & Maureen

  3. Dear Janice and family;
    Sorry to read about Phil’s passing. He was a good soldier, officer and man.
    His presence will be missed at the P.B.A. dinners and meetings.
    May God bless and keep him.
    Bill and Barbra Mockalis, Sarasota Florida

  4. Our deepest condolences to the entire Fracassini family. We are so sad to hear of the passing of Mr. Fracassini. Amy, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers!
    Margaret Glen Holland

  5. Jan,
    So very sorry to hear about your husband’s passing. He must have been a wonderful man. My thoughts are with you during this sad time.

  6. I’m very sorry that Phil passed. He was a great person. He will be missed.
    I’m sorry I couldn’t attend the wake and
    Funeral but I had doctors appointments and had to work. My prayers go out to the family

  7. I left a message in the guestbook but did not sign.
    I’m glad I knew you this journey of life.

    Robert Nolfi