Samuel J. Gigliotti, 81

Samuel Joseph Gigliotti, 81, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 in Fryeburg.

Born Dec. 8, 1931 in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was son of the late Joseph and Rose Ezzo Gigliotti and the husband of Anna Gerulat Gigliotti of Bridgton.

Mr. Gigliotti was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and owned J&J Typesetters on Bishop Street in Norwalk, Conn. He was a lifetime member of the Laurel Athletic Club in Norwalk and an active member of the Bridgton Lions Club. He resided in Bridgton for the past 15 years.

In addition to his wife, Anna, Mr. Gigliotti is survived by his two daughters, Christina Gelb of Milford, Conn. and Theresa McNally of Amherst, N.H.; son Stephen Gigliotti of Wallingford, Conn.; his five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his sister, Angela.

Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, Conn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Jerome Church, 23 Half Mile Road, Norwalk.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (

Please visit to leave online condolences. A memorial service will be held locally at a later date.

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