Denise D. (Michaud) Crocco, 60, of Waterbury, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Stephen R. Crocco for 30 years.

Denise was born in Lisbon, ME on December 13, 1961, a daughter of the late Albert Gerard and Maxine Louise (Hardy) Michaud. She earned her Associates Degree in Accounting from the Academy of Business Careers and later worked as a sales representative in the auto parts industry in the Waterbury. Denise was active with numerous car clubs and she enjoyed going to car races. She loved to rescue animals and was always willing to help out others. She enjoyed camping, fishing, ATV’s, food, going to the beach and travelling. She was a great cook who dedicated her life to being a wonderful wife and mother.

Besides her husband of Waterbury, Denise leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children, Kevin Michaud of Naugatuck, CT, Stephen R. Crocco, II of Waterbury, CT and Margaret Lynn Sacco and her husband, Vincent of Warwick, RI. She also leaves her siblings, Cheryl Michaud, Butch Michaud, Sandi McGovern, Debbi Solis, Lynn Graveline and Chris Michaud, father-in-law, Richard Crocco and cousin, Nancy Eschenbrenner. She was predeceased by her brother, Ronald Michaud.

Arrangements: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Church, 625 Baldwin St., Waterbury, CT. Everyone is kindly asked to meet directly at the Church. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held on Sunday evening from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT.