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“It deeply saddens me to learn of Tommy's passing. Tommy always had a smile on his face, and loved to make you laugh. My thoughts and prayers go out...Read More »
1 of 73 | Posted by: Donna Racine - Bridgeport, CT

“I just learned of Tommy's passing today from his Nephew Phil Golino. Tommy was my cousin. His father Tom and my father Phil were brothers. Tommy...Read More »
2 of 73 | Posted by: A friend

3 of 73 | Posted by: MARGO NALEWAJK - WEST HAVEN, CT

“Dear TJ and family - I coached TJ's freshmen basketball team at Fairfield High and will always remember Tommy's enthusiastic support of TJ and the...Read More »
4 of 73 | Posted by: Lenny Petrucelli - Shelton, CT

“Fare thee well tommy ???? ”
5 of 73 | Posted by: Robin kiekel

“I'm true sorry for your loss. Your dad was a great man! I will miss him. I send you my condolences. Rest in Peace Tommy. ”
6 of 73 | Posted by: Cosimo

“Tom, I never got to know you personally, but your brother & my brother Phil has joined us together for life! To your entire family our love will...Read More »
7 of 73 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thought and prayers are with the galino family... ”
8 of 73 | Posted by: Marcello's Grill & Deli

“Rest In Peace thoughts and prayers to the Golino family. ”
9 of 73 | Posted by: Allison Reilly

“Sorry to hear of the loss of such a wonderful man. I'll cherish the memories of good times and many years together on the softball fields of...Read More »
10 of 73 | Posted by: John Kassay

“Tommy was a hell of guy....always friendly and smiling....he will be missed ”
11 of 73 | Posted by: Gary leffert

“So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. Unfortunately, I am out of town and can not the attend the service . I have many fond memories of our friendship....Read More »
12 of 73 | Posted by: Allen Heady

“old fashioned, hardheaded and one of the best. Mark ”
13 of 73 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your loss.A good team mate. ”
14 of 73 | Posted by: bob Dillon - Monroe Ct

“Grief is like living two lives. One is where you "pretend" everything i all right, and the other is where your heart silently cries in pain. Until...Read More »
15 of 73 | Posted by: Joseph Redman

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Galino Family. Tom was a good man and will be missed. Phil Nastu & Family ”
16 of 73 | Posted by: Phil Nastu - Bridgeport, CT

“God bless, he was taken to early. ”
17 of 73 | Posted by: Andy Heady - Bridgeport, CT

“May the God of comfort, give you the strength at Matthew 5:4, for your time of sorrow. ”
18 of 73 | Posted by: Audrey - GA

“Like others, I grew up knowing Tommy from grade and high school. With respect to Tommy and sympathies to his family and many friends. ”
19 of 73 | Posted by: Tom Nardozzi

“My condolences to Tommy's family he will be truly missed he was a great guy . My thoughts and prayers are with you . ”
20 of 73 | Posted by: Joseph Cappellieri - Fairfield, CT

“I am very sad to hear of Tommy's sudden passing. I saw him last at the family picnic in 2010. He was always like a big brother to me. Rest in peace...Read More »
21 of 73 | Posted by: Holly Salik - Bonita Springs, FL

“My prayers go to family and all who knew himI was honored to call him a friend or Twin as we joked thru airports. He will be missed by many. ”
22 of 73 | Posted by: Tom Kapitan Sr - Naugatuck, CT

“Mel & Golino Family, So very sorry for your loss. ”
23 of 73 | Posted by: Lisa Besescheck - Shelton, CT

“To the Golino Family,Very sorry to hear of your loss. Tommy and I went way back through football at Warde,and softball. It was always good to run...Read More »
24 of 73 | Posted by: Randy Kalfus - Monroe

“Offering our sympathies at this time. ”
25 of 73 | Posted by: The Staff of Lesko-Polke Funeral Home - CT

“" I cannot believe it. Does God know what he's really in for? Tommy will be telling God what to do. Tommy will definitely be missed. May he rest...Read More »
26 of 73 | Posted by: Ellen V. Pucci Class of 68 AWHS

“Our deepest condolences to all. Tommy will be missed by all that knew him through out the years. He was the organizer of all the "let's make money...Read More »
27 of 73 | Posted by: Frank (big Frank) and Donna

“I am honored and blessed to have known Tommy. My most sincere condolences to his family and friends. Shannon, T.J. And Tara, I am truly sorry for...Read More »
28 of 73 | Posted by: Charlise P.

“Always full of life! Charlie and I always loved seeing him at Xroad events. He will be missed! Our thoughts & prayers to all.Lisa & Charlie Gander ”
29 of 73 | Posted by: Lisa Gander - Fairfield, CT

“Dear Phil I am sorry to hear about Tommy The last time I saw him I was around 15 years old and he was nine years old I was walking somewhere in the...Read More »
30 of 73 | Posted by: A friend

“Hey Pisan' ... It was always my pleasure sitting and talking with you at Bill's Crossroads . Every story I had , you had 10 that beat it ! You are...Read More »
31 of 73 | Posted by: Mark Hessels

“Dear Phil, we were very sorry to read about Tom's passing. You and your family will be in our prayers. Sincere condolences, Gaby and Ray Fulton ”
32 of 73 | Posted by: A friend

“Thoughts and prayers to the family ”
33 of 73 | Posted by: Joe Miro - Fairfield, CT - Friend

“Dear Phil and Family,So sorry to read about the death of Tom. Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family during this very sad time...Read More »
34 of 73 | Posted by: Dennis and Kathy Bonetti - Monroe, CT

“Shannon, TJ and the Golino Family,The picture of Tommy says it all. A huge smile, a wonderful outlook on life and a strong hug when I saw him. This...Read More »
35 of 73 | Posted by: Kathy (DiStasi) Mastronardi - CT

“To tha Golino family so sorry for your loss,Tom was a friend from years back may he Rest In Peace. ”
36 of 73 | Posted by: Mike McPadden - Bridgeport, CT

“Man im going to miss our late nights after softball playing fingers!!!! ”
37 of 73 | Posted by: Tony serrano

“Tommy G you will be missed. Was happy I got to see you a couple weeks ago in Flordia. Familly, Melodie,and friends my deepest sympethy. He will be...Read More »
38 of 73 | Posted by: Stephen Kupchick

“Our sincerest condolences to the Golino family. R.I.P. Tommy. You'll be forever remembered for your outgoing friendly nature. ”
39 of 73 | Posted by: Frank & Debra Cataldo

“Deepest Sympathy. Tom had a big personality and big heart. ”
40 of 73 | Posted by: Karen Kaczanowski - Bridgeport, CT

“It's so sad to miss that big bright smile, it lit up the room. RIP my dear friend. My love Always, Mary ”
41 of 73 | Posted by: Mary DeRose-Petrino - Milford, CT

“Our condolences to thomas Golino family.My he RIP!!! ”
42 of 73 | Posted by: Carol Prater - Derby, CT - friend

“We're so sorry for your loss TJ and Shannon. Your father was a hell of a man and always my favorite ref! - Jim and Sam ”
43 of 73 | Posted by: James Heady - Fairfield, CT

“Melody and the entire Golino family I am sorry for your loss. I have never seen Tommy without a smile on his face.H was truly one in a million.May...Read More »
44 of 73 | Posted by: Rich Mccarthy - Bridgeport, CT

“Great guy , so sorry for all that new him! R.I.P. Tommy G. hey if ya can pull some string up there ... can ya get the Mets to win again ,,, thanks...Read More »
45 of 73 | Posted by: Thomas Rodrigues

“My condolences to Tommy's family. It was fun playing against Tommy for so many years in Fairfield. Always a good time. I'm so sorry. ”
46 of 73 | Posted by: Terry Garrison - Zephyrhills, FL

“Thinking of all you, Shannon, Johnny, Eric, Izzy, TJ, Tara and is so sad that someone so good had to go before us. I loved that guy! ...Read More »
47 of 73 | Posted by: Erma Thompson

“My dad played softball with him always had good things to say about him . They are both up there together trading the stories and ready for Yankees...Read More »
48 of 73 | Posted by: Keith halkovic

“Prayers to The Golino Family.. R.I.P Tommy will alway cherish the stories and laughter we shared. Your very much loved & you'll never be forgotten. ”
49 of 73 | Posted by: April Bowers

“Rest in peace Tommy G. ”
50 of 73 | Posted by: Chet Zaniefski

51 of 73 | Posted by: Scott "Dutch" Favale - CT

“So sorry for your loss, had some good times back in McKinley and Warde with Tommy. ”
52 of 73 | Posted by: Ed Terifay

“Shannon, TJ, and family. I am so saddened to hear of the passing of your father. He was a great man who always treated me like family. He was the...Read More »
53 of 73 | Posted by: Scott Csizmadia - Shelton, CT

“So sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. We were friends since the early 60's when we met in McKinley School. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to his...Read More »
54 of 73 | Posted by: Linda & Steve Kman

“Thanks Tommy for the times I was able to be with you. It was a pleasure being with you.RIP ”
55 of 73 | Posted by: Ed Buddenhagen

“Shooting pool, crusin in his 68 Camero, hanging at the Duchess, and occasionally causing a little bit of trouble, Tommy I'm gonna miss you. Ken...Read More »
56 of 73 | Posted by: A friend

“Tom I'm sure you have a front row seat at the biggest sports stadium ever. You were always bigger than life. Rest in peace. My deepest sympathy to...Read More »
57 of 73 | Posted by: Vicky & Bob Klaff - Woodstock, CT

“TJ, Shannon and Family,We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May you...Read More »
58 of 73 | Posted by: Monica Fatsy - Shelton, CT

“Thank you Tommy for sharing your energy and zest for life. Deepest sympathy to Shannon and TJ. ”
59 of 73 | Posted by: Susan Skalski Paules

“To Tom & Linda's children and family, I'm so sorry to hear about your Dad. He was such a nice man. I know your mom has welcomed him in heaven and...Read More »
60 of 73 | Posted by: Jacqueline Fleming-Tuozzoli - CT

61 of 73 | Posted by: GLENN BARBER - STRATFORD, CT

“Tommy was always fun to be around. We graduated in '68 and kept in touch thru the years.A good friend to have . He will be missed by many.Even more...Read More »
62 of 73 | Posted by: Doug Daruka - Warwick, RI

63 of 73 | Posted by: Tim (from Bill's) - Fairfield, CT

“Rest in peace Tom, you had many friends on & off the ball-field. You were a loving father & grandfather. My prayers are with your family & friends. ”
64 of 73 | Posted by: Packy Paules - Fairfield, CT

“May Tom rest in eternal peace with Linda. Both were good neighbors and friends for so many years. My condolences to T.J and Shannon. Alan Paules-...Read More »
65 of 73 | Posted by: Alan Paules

“Your Smile was Contagious..... RIP ? ”
66 of 73 | Posted by: Shannon Bowman

“May God Bless. RIP Tommy. ???? ”
67 of 73 | Posted by: Susie Putnick McKay

“Rest In Peace, Tommy. All those who have passed before will now be treated to your laugh and smile. ”
68 of 73 | Posted by: Paul Churchill

“So sorry to Shannon, TJ, Tara,his brothers and family. Tommy was an amazing person who gave his heart to everyone. Thank you for being part of the...Read More »
69 of 73 | Posted by: charlene lebo

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
70 of 73 | Posted by: Ed Woods - Monroe, CT

“Shannon, TJ, Tara and family I'm so sorry for the loss of your Dad. Prayers from James and I. ”
71 of 73 | Posted by: Danielle Lynk

“Very sad news. I really enjoyed knowing Tommy even though I only knew him over the last couple of years he has made a long time impression with his...Read More »
72 of 73 | Posted by: Monica Schwartz - Bridgeport, CT

“To the family of Thomas J. Golino Jr. My family sends their deepest sympathy to you. Our thoughts and prayers goes out to you. Psalm 90:12 ”
73 of 73 | Posted by: Nancy Foley - East Cleveland, OH

Thomas Joseph "Tommy G. from the Hollow" Golino Jr., age 68, passed away suddenly on Saturday, March 11, 2017 while vacationing in Palm Beach, Florida. Tom's memory will be embraced by his children Shannon Golino, and her husband John Moore, Thomas J. Golino, III, and his fiance' Stacey Rogers, and Tara Golino; His pride and joy, Eric Thompson, was his first grandson but was more like a son; additionally cherished grandchildren, Bella Moore, Destinee Rodriguez, and Christian Cotto. He is also survived by his brothers Eugene and Philip Golino. In addition to his beloved wife, Linda Rotolo Golino, Tom was predeceased by his sister Deborah Golino. Tom is also survived by several nieces and nephews; as well as his girlfriend Melodie Langdon. Born in Bridgeport on February 9, 1949, he was the third child of the late Thomas J. Golino and Josephine Vitrella Golino. A lifelong resident of Fairfield, he graduated from Andrew Warde High School in 1968. Afterward, he proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam War. He was a truck driver for Red Coach Trucking. Truly passionate of the sports of baseball and football, he found great enjoyment as an umpire and referee for many years for all ages. He was an avid fan of both the Yankees and Giants. If not on the field, he could usually be seen behind the grill or in the kitchen creating a delicious meal for family and friends. Above all , he was a dedicated loving father, husband, papa, brother, uncle and loved his friends dearly. He was a lover of life, the glue to our family, and the memories and love he gave will last a lifetime. He will truly be missed by all. Calling hours will be on Friday March 17, 2017 from 4-8 at the Spear Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 11 AM directly in Holy Family Church, 700 Old Stratfield Road, Fairfield. Interment with military honor will take place privately at a later date in St. Michael's Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home. At his family's request, a Go Fund Me page has been established ( To order flowers online, travel directions, or to sign his guest register, please visit

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