Dr. Thomas J. DeLuca
1948 — 2021
Dr. Thomas J. DeLuca passed away in the early hours of Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Tom was born May 26, 1948, to Thomas and Mae DeLuca of Bridgeport. From the start, he was a joy to his parents and older sisters, Kiki (Copertino) and Lorraine (Caliendo), who adored and doted on their baby brother. Growing up in a close-knit Italian family, Tom was surrounded by aunts, uncles, and cousins, and he enjoyed spending time with his brothers-in-law, Len and Buddy. These special bonds remained some of the most important of his life. When he was 14, he met the love of his life, Elizabeth Affannato. They dated throughout high school, during Tom's college years at Villanova, and have never been...