Christopher I. Sardo

Born: Wed., Nov. 18, 1959
Died: Wed., Jul. 10, 2019


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Jul. 19, 2019
Location: Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Sat., Jul. 20, 2019
Location: St. Mary's Church

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Griswold - Christopher I. Sardo of Griswold, CT, passed away unexpectedly on July 10. 2019 at the age of 59.  

Chris was a graduate of St. Bernard High School and attended Thames Valley Technical School.  He was employed at the Griswold Rubber Company for several years before beginning his professional career at Thames Valley Council for Community Action where he worked for over 31 years.  During his time at TVCCA, he held various leadership positions and was currently the Director of Community Services.

He was a life member of the Jacques Cartier French Club and a board member of the Griswold Fish and Game Club.  He enjoyed bird hunting and was an avid fisherman.  Chris spent most of his life on and around Pachaug Pond where he enjoyed boating, water skiing, bird hunting, fishing and four wheeling.

Chris is survived by his mother Dorothy, brother Gary, nephew and Godson Izaias, several aunts, uncles, cousins and long time friends who all miss him greatly.  He is also missed by his long time four legged Pug companion, Walter.

He was pre-deceased by his father Izaias G Sardo, maternal grandparents Leon and Mary Gwiazdowski and paternal grandparents Izaias and Mary Sardo.

Calling hours will be held from 5:00-7:00PM Friday July 19, 2019 at the Gagne Piechowski Funeral Home 490 Voluntown Road Jewett City, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00AM Saturday July 20, 2019 at St. Mary's Church, Jewett City, CT.  Burial will immediately follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Norwich, CT.  For online condolences please go to

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Joseph Jacobik
   Posted Mon July 15, 2019
My thoughts and Prayers to the entire Family. I may have been away from that area for a very long time but part of me is still there. Chris was a good Friend when we were young. Rest in Peace my Friend.

Cindy & Bill martin
   Posted Mon July 15, 2019
Dottie, very sorry for your loss. Chris was such a kind hearted person, always with a smile and compassion for others...this community has loss a great man.
Love & prayers

Dorea Santos
   Posted Mon July 15, 2019
My heart aches.
See you on the other side, Chris.

Debby Davis
   Posted Mon July 15, 2019
Always and Forever In My Heart.

Sarah Drake
   Posted Mon July 15, 2019
My heartfelt condolences to Chris’s family, friends and coworkers atTVCCA, where I knew Chris. At work he was attentive and respectful when working on our mutual concerns and we usually ended up with a good laugh. He will be sorely missed!

Dorea Santos
   Posted Mon July 15, 2019
My heart is breaking.
See you on the other side, Chris.

Kathy (Banas) Franklin
   Posted Thu July 18, 2019
Blessings to the family of Chris at this time of loss. Haven't seen Chris since St. Mary's, but somehow, we were all connected. Rest in the arms of the angels.

octavia jenkins
   Posted Thu July 18, 2019
My deepest condolences to the entire family. So sorry. Loosing a loved one is never easy. Hold on to the good old memories that have been created. I will be praying for you all.

Love Octavia

Damian Lewis
   Posted Thu July 18, 2019
Haven't seen Chris in many years, but when I think of some of the good times we had, I will always smile. Condolences to his mom and brother.

Karen LaTerra
   Posted Thu July 18, 2019
Dot and Gary - So sorry to hear about the sudden passing of Chris. May your faith be strong and your memories keep you remembering him. God Bless.

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