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Marcie Occhi

Edison Charles Occhi

October 21, 1931 - June 10, 2020

We created this memorial to celebrate the life of Edison Charles Occhi. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort as we begin our lives without him. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

OBITUARY
Edison Charles Occhi, 88, of Berlin, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.  He was the husband of the late Henrietta (Sokolowski) Occhi. Born in Berlin, he was the son of the late Ementor and Theresa (Grasso) Occhi.  Edison...  see more
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  • David Lounder
    Ted, I'm very sorry to hear of your brother's passing. Sorry that I missed the services - I just learned of this from The Berlin Citizen. I hope you and your wife are well, and safe. Your Friend, Dave Lounder
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Bob McHugh: Thinking of Ed and the wonderful conversations we shared. A man I truly admired and connected with at The Bristol Fish & Game Club. Will miss him and have great memories of our good times together. My sympathy to his...  more
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Kerry Sheridan: To the family of Ed, he was a true Marine, friend, and sportsman. I met him about 8 yrs ago, turned out he knew my Dad at New Departure, belonged to the Wallingford Rod and gun club, where I did also as a young person who helped...  more
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Mike Bradley: Eddy and me go back several years.We had many many conversations about his Marine Corps experiences,and being wounded in action in Korea.We also talked about other topics including his dog.We belonged to New Departure Fish And Game...  more
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Anthony Trovato: I have know Ed ever since I joined the 15th CVI more than 50 years ago. Over the years we skirmished, hunted, snowmobiled and partied together. It was an honor to have known the Commander, the Marine and the man. My wife Carol and...  more
  • Marcie Occhi
    PTRC salutes you
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Steve Jankowski: Gunny was a real man. He had convictions and principle.I met him at New Departure Gun Club and will always remember our conversations about Korea.
    Steve Jankowski
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Amelia Occhi:
    My Marine

    As the fall days are quickly coming to New England for yet another year we think of colored leaves and pumpkin patches and apple pie, but my thoughts are of going to school for first grade. It takes me back to my first...  more
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Amelia Occhi:
    Edison Charles Occhi’s Name

    How Edison got his name maybe something you wondered about. Not a typical Italian name and people often ask if it’s Italian. Edison was born on Farmington Avenue Kensington (Berlin) Connecticut on...  more
  • Marcie Occhi
    From The Regan's: Our thoughts and prayers are with the Occhi's
    The Regan's
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Peter Simard: I am very sorry to hear about Gunny. I knew him as a fellow member from MRPC. Funny and I had some great conversations over the years. I also learned a lot from him. He will be missed.
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Shon from MRPC: My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rest In Peace Gunny ❤
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Vivian and Jerry: Amelia, So sorry For your loss. He will always be with you in spirit and Memories.
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Sheri and Peter Cricco: We are very sorry for the your loss, he will forever look over all of you and be in your hearts forever, our deepest condolences.
    Sheri & Peter Cricco
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Denise OBrien: Amelia & Family,
    Im very sorry for your loss.
    Denise OBrien
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Elly Dougherty: Charlie & Krys,
    I'm sorry for your loss. Your Dad will rest peacefully now with your Mom. May your memories help you thru this time and bring you some peace for a life well lived!

    My deepest sympathy
    Elly
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Mike Nearing: Thank you for your military service. And your life long contributions to our country. Rest in peace
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Curt and Susan Strong: My husband Curt and I met Ed when my husband decided to join N-SSA and the 15CVI. Ed was always very helpful and supporting. My husband and I had over 12 years of fun Skirmishing with the 15th and Ed was a big part of our...  more
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Gordon Campbell: Ed was a great mentor and friend as my Dad and I started our skirmishing career in the 15th CVI. Always quiet, but quick to share anything, especially advise. I always looked up to him and appreciated him as a teammate and friend....  more
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Donald Richards: You were a very good friend of mine Ed and we shared many of the same interests and I will miss your vast knowledge of the interests we shared. I first met you 50 years ago at your Father's shop. Rest In peace.
    My condolences...  more
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Vida and Skip Jonas: Our sympathies to the Occhi family and friends.
    Vida & Skip Jonas, Star Valley, Wyoming
  • Marcie Occhi
    From: Aubrey Fisher: I knew you in NEW DEPARTURE and after when I joined the N.D.F.& G. CLUB. You will certainly be missed by all who knew you. We always had a lot of fun at the range, and afterwards when all the stories were being told.
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Dan Stedman: For over 50 years, the members and their families of the 14th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, CSA had the honor of knowing Ed. Always a fierce competitor but always a true gentleman and patriot. The World is a better place because of him. We...  more
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Andy Skiba: My deepest condolences to the Occhi family. I am sorry for your loss.
    From Andy Skiba
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Guy Mottola: My condolences go out to the Occhi family. Very sorry for your loss. Guy Mottola
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Dave and Deb Mangone: It is with a heavy heart, Deb and I send our deepest condolences to the Occhi and Karoll family at this time. Your Brother/father/Grandfather/Great Grandfather was a special person to me when I was twelve years old. I would...  more
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Amelia: Sandy and Randy’s wedding. Here’s to you, Ed! Salute!
  • Marcie Occhi
    2013 shoot in Glastonbury with Theodore (from Amelia)
  • Marcie Occhi
    From Amelia - taken in March, 2019 in Berlin, CT
  • Marcie Occhi
    We miss you, and love you so much, Grandpa
  • Marcie Occhi
    We are all so very proud and grateful for his unwavering courage to protect our country
  • Marcie Occhi
    Family was also very important, especially tractor rides for little boys!
  • Marcie Occhi
    Hunting was an important part of Ed’s life.
  • Marcie Occhi
    4 generations of Occhi men, the littlest one in Ed’s lap was his first great-grandson, Colten.
  • Marcie Occhi
  • Marcie Occhi
    These are some photos of Grandpa that Sandy and Charlie were able to save from the house.