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Michael Buckley

Birth Date: 2007-11-08
Deceased Date: 2021-06-20

Michael John Buckley, age 13 of West Haven and Shelton passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at his home in Shelton. Born in Milford on November 8, 2007, he was the loving and precious son to Patrick R. Buckley of Shelton and Paula Haschak and her partner Bryan Stasko of West Haven. Mikey had just graduated 8th grade and was to attend West Haven High School in the fall with his fellow friends and classmates.
Mikey was a son, grandchild, nephew, cousin and friend to many. Mikey had an undeniable bond with his mother. They went on many adventures together to Mystic, Quassy, playgrounds and movie nights with popcorn and chocolate milk. He also loved being his dad's side kick with firehouse activities and everything he did and created so many memories with him throughout his 13 years of life! He had a love for his entire family but especially for his little cousin, John Michael. Mikey has the best mommy and daddy who love him more than words could ever explain... he was their baby. He also loved playing with nerf guns... he always got you when you least expected it and enjoyed building forts. He was a quiet one till you got him talking and he was always just so mature and enjoyable to have a conversation with. Mikey was so smart and wise beyond his years.
In addition to his devoted parents, he is survived by his maternal grandparents, John and Kathy Haschak of West Haven, paternal grandmother, Jane Kunkel and her husband Paul of Shelton, paternal great-grandmother, Selma Lapides and step-grandmother, Laurie Halko Buckley of Monroe, along with her extended family that were very close to Michael. He is also survived by his uncle, Christopher Haschak, his partner Maggie Johnson and her son Matthew of Monroe, and his aunt, Melissa Orrino and her husband Nicholas of Bethany, and his cousins; Jessica Rowland and John Orrino. Along with many extended aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandfather John Buckley. The hours of visitation for Michael will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021 from 10:00 am to 2:00 p.m. at the Dennis & D'Arcy – Abriola & Kelemen Funeral Home, 2611 Main Street, Stratford. At the request of the family, in honor of Mikey's favorite color please wear something Orange or Green. All other services will be private. To offer online condolences please visit
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Joseph Dorso

Birth Date: 1955-09-26
Deceased Date: 2017-09-22
Joseph Michael Dorso, age 61 of Stratford passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Derby on September 26, 1955 he was the son of the late Michael and Lucille Johnson Dorso. Joe was an avid NASCAR and New York Yankees fan. He enjoyed the beach and traveling, especially trips to Vermont and the casino, fishing, and camping but what he loved most was spending time with his family.
He is survived by his sons, Joseph Dorso of Milford, Ryan Dorso and his girlfriend Katherine of Milford, his daughters Nicole Dorso and her fiance Thomas of Milford, Jessica Dorso and her boyfriend Ryan of Milford and Amanda Faust of Waterbury. He is also survived by his brothers Michael Dorso and his wife Arlene of Arizona, Peter Dorso and his wife Sherri of Florida, James Dorso and his wife Linda of Ansonia, his sisters Patricia Spisto and her husband Kevin of Naugatuck, Dorothy Culver of Florida, Kathy Haschak and her husband John of West Haven, Lillian Dorso of North Carolina, Paula Rossi and her husband John of Norwalk and Holly Gallick and her husband Lew of Stratford. He also leaves eight grandchildren who meant the world to him, Aeliana Dorso, Briana DelMedico, Tyler DelMedico, Kylee DelMedico, Thomas Migliaccio, Colby Dorso, Taylor Sheftic and Zoe Gaynor.
Joe also had a special place in his heart for his god-daughter and niece, Crystal McLaine, and several more nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Francis Johnson.
The family would like to especially thank Dr. Nicholas Blondin, Jess Stine and the rest of the staff at Associated Neurologists of Southern CT for their tremendous care and support of Joe over the last two years. A special thank you to Kerry and Troy and the rest of CT Hospice for their care and support over the past month.
A Funeral Service for Joe will be held on Wednesday September 27, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at Stratford United Methodist Church, 2600 Main St. Stratford. Friends may greet the family on Tuesday evening from September 26, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Dennis & D'Arcy Abriola & Kelemen Funeral Home 2611 Main St. Stratford. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance, PO Box 370514, West Hartford, CT 06137 or to CT Hospice, Inc.,100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.
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Michael Dorso Sr.

Michael Joseph Dorso Sr., age 84 of Stratford, died peacefully on Sunday, May 13, 2007 at Bridgeport Hospital surrounded by his family. He was the husband of 43 years to the late Lucille Irene Johnson Dorso. Born on July 13,1922 in Derby, he was the son of the late Joseph and Carmella Salemme Dorso. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the US Army. Michael worked for 32 years for the Town of Stratford, Public Works Department until his retirement in 1979. Also he was a certified voting machine technician for many years for the Town of Stratford. He was an avid fan of the New York Yankees and the UCONN Huskies and enjoyed decorating his home for the holiday season for all to enjoy. He is survived by his ten children and their spouses, Joseph Dorso of Shelton, Michael and Karen Dorso Jr. of Mesa, Ariz., Peter and Sherri Dorso of Sarasota, Fla., James and Linda Dorso of Ansonia, Patricia and Kevin Spisto of Naugatuck, Dorothy and Dennis Culver of Sarasota, Fla., Kathy and John Haschak of West Haven, Lillian Dorso of Charlotte, N.C., Paula and John Rossi of Norwalk, and Holly and Lewis Gallick of Stratford; his sisters, Josephine Baklik of Derby, Mary Maler of Derby, Lillian Cassetti of Ansonia, and Florence Carney of Maryland. He is also survived by 36 grandchildren; 28 great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his beloved wife, he was predeceased by his son, Francis Johnson, and his brothers, Charles, Harry, John and James. Funeral services will take place on Monday, May 21,2007 at 10 a.m. DIRECTLY in the Stratford United Methodist Church, with Pastor Frederic Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in the Union Cemetery, Stratford. The hours of visitation will take place on Sunday, May 20,2007 from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Dennis & D'Arcy Funeral Home, 2611 Main Street, Stratford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stratford United Methodist Church, 2600 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06615 or to the Sterling House (Toy Drive), 2283 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06615. For online condolences please visit
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