Charles Salvatore Morano
Dec 23, 1935 - June 4, 2018
Charles Salvatore Morano (“Popeye”), of Orange, passed away in his home on Monday, June 4, 2018, at the age of 82. Popeye was born on December 23, 1935 in Fairfield, CT. Upon his high school graduation, Popeye proudly joined the U. S. Army and served as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division based out of Fort Bragg, NC. During this time, he met and married Mary Ann Duch, with whom he made a beautiful family. They were happily married for 37 years until her passing. He never remarried. Popeye was employed as a sign designer and was one of the most respected designers in his field. He spent his free time with his family and friends and took pride in watching his family grow.
Popeye is survived by his twin brother, Leonard Morano of Trumbull, and his three sons; Charles A. Morano of Milford, Leonard F. Morano and his wife Roseann of Monroe, and Michael Morano and his partner Gina Forselius of North Haven, his nine grandchildren; Kristen Kaplan and her husband Reid, Dean Tartaglio and his wife Brittany, Samantha Buonanno and her husband James, Eric Morano, Nicholas Morano, Michael Morano, Lauren Morano, Victo- ria Rosiak, and Charles Forselius. Lastly, Popeye is survived by his nine great grandchildren. Popeye will be missed by many and forever remembered by all who knew him.
Per his wishes a funeral will not be held, however, a celebration of his life will be next month at a location to be determined. For additional information please reach out to the immediate family. Arrangements entrusted to the Parente- Lauro Funeral Home, 559 Washington Ave., Bridgeport. To sign an online guest book or to send private condolences please visit www. parentelauro. com