Obituary: John F. Liberante, 72, of Ridgefield

John Francis Liberante, 72, of Ridgefield, brother of Peter V. Liberante, died on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Stamford Hospital.

Mr. Liberante was born in Brooklyn, NY, March 21, 1946, a son of the late Dominic and Carmela (Ferraro) Liberante.

He attended NY schools and Brooklyn College. A U.S. Marine Corps, Vietnam veteran, he enlisted in 1966 and was honorably discharged in 1969 and attained the rank of Corporal.

An area resident for the past 15 years coming from Brooklyn, he was an avid NY Yankee fan and attended St. Mary Church of Ridgefield.

In addition to his brother Peter of Ridgefield, Mr. Liberante is also survived by 2 additional brothers, Andrew of Beacon, NY and his twin brother Dominic of No. Merrick, L.I., NY; a sister, Josephine Guastella of Long Island, NY and several nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 10:15 a.m. in St. Mary Church, Ridgefield.

Burial will follow in Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, L.I., NY.

There will be no calling hours.

Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield, is in charge of arrangements.