WILTON, Conn. - Charles Matthew Baffo of Wilton died Friday, Oct. 17. He was 92.
Baffo was born Sept. 21, 1922, in New York City, where he grew up. He graduated from Amityville High School, where he was widely recognized for his athletic abilities and earned scholarships to Hofstra University and Cornell University. He enlisted in the Air Force during World War II.
After returning from the war, he got married and moved to New Haven, where he attended Yale University. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees in architecture. Upon completing his education, he and his wife relocated to Wilton, where they lived for over 40 years. He worked as an associate in the firm of Eliot Noyes.
Baffo is survived by his wife, Joanne; daughters, Joan of Hartford, Ruthann (Ken) Walsh of Wilton, Susan (Ray) Preston of Avon, Ind., and Nancy (Bill) Conron of New Canaan; and five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 111 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan.
The Abriola & Kelemen Funeral Home, 2611 Main St., Stratford, is in charge of arrangements.
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