Xavier null Pia obituary

Xavier Pia Obituary

Madison, Connecticut, United States

February 13, 1941 - October 23, 2016

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Xavier null Pia obituary

Xavier Pia Obituary

Feb 13, 1941 - Oct 23, 2016

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Pia, Sr., Xavier F.Xavier F. Pia, Sr., known to friends as "X", passed away peacefully on October 23, 2016 at the age of 75. A lifelong resident of Stamford, he was born on February 13, 1941 to the late Nunzie Peter and Theresa Viola Sansone Pia.Xavier graduated from Stamford High in 1959. A devoted father, he always worked hard to support his family. At the time of his retirement he had been working as a driver for FleetPride for over fifteen years. He was a former member of the Knights of Columbus, an organization to which his father and three of his sons also belonged.Above all else Xavier's family, friends and faith meant the world to him. He enjoyed every moment he was able to spend with his family, and faithfully attended daily Mass at St. Camillus Health Care Center. He was an active participant in all social events at St. Camillus, and a regular contributor to their newsletter. A kind, gentle and loving man, he will be forever missed.He is survived by his loving sons, Xavier F. Pia, Jr., Kenneth H. Pia and Vincent J. Pia; his loving and devoted sister Pamela C. Pia, as well as his grandchildren, Frances, Madison, Caitlynn, Brandon, Jessica, Skylar and Liliana.Besides his parents, Xavier was predeceased by his son Peter V. Pia.Family and friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford on Thursday, October 27, from 4:00-8:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, October 28, at 9:00 AM at Sacred Heart Church, 37 Schuyler Avenue, Stamford to be followed by the Rite of Committal at St. John Catholic Cemetery, 25 Camp Avenue, Darien.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Xavier's memory to the Knights of Columbus Scholarship Fund, c/o Paul Isla, Knights of Columbus, St. Augustine Council #41, 507 Shippan Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902To leave online condolences, please visit www.cognetta.com
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