Vittorio “Victor” Nave age 79, of Wolcott, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on March 20, 2023 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Grady) Nave.

Vittorio was born March 8, 1944 in Guardia Sanframondi, a small town in Benevento, Italy. Son of the late Salvatore and Carmella (Cennicola) Nave. Prior to his retirement, Vittorio was the president of manufacturing at Avanti Screw in Bristol where he worked for over 40 years. He was an active member of the Pontelandolfo Community Club and enjoyed playing bocce and playing cards with his friends; he also loved a good round of golf or a not so good round of golf, as long as it was golf. An avid car enthusiast, Vic spent countless hours collecting and working on various classic cars and logged many miles at car shows, cruises or just driving around but found his greatest joy spending time with his family and friends. He will truly be missed by those blessed to know and love him. 

Besides his loving wife of 56 years of Wolcott, he leaves his daughters, Sheila Evon and her husband Kevin of Wolcott, Lisa Fischetti and her husband Joseph of Roxbury, Vittoria DeLucia of Prospect, seven grandchildren, Brandon, Tyler, Marriah, Emma-Jolee, Nicholas, Ava Rose and William, three great grandchildren Chase, Jade and Callie,  a brother Giuseppe Nave and his wife late wife Annunziata of Italy, five sisters, Maria Morganella and her husband Nicola, Mafalda Mancini and her husband Gelsomino, Romilda Calabrese and her late husband Pierino, Margaret Mancini and her husband Pellegrino, sister-in-law Addorlaratta and late husband and predeceased brother Gennaro,  all of Waterbury, and Antoinetta Mastriano and her late husband Thomas of Torrington, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements: Funeral Monday March 27, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. from Chase Parkway Memorial/Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway, Waterbury to the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception to celebrate Mass at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Waterbury. Calling hours Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Members of the Pontelandolfo Community Club will conduct a service at 5 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: 

American Cancer Society

PO Box 280285
East Hartford, CT 06128