Obituary: Peter J. “P.J.” Aquila, 44

Peter J. “P.J.” Aquila, 44, employed by the City of Bridgeport Port Authority, died Aug. 7.

Born in Derby on April 3, 1972, son of Peter V. Aquila Jr. (Donna) of Seymour and Marilyn DiRienzo Kronick of Shelton.

Besides his mother and father, he is survived by his former wife, Christine McQuillan Aquila of Oxford, a son, Peter V. Aquila III of Oxford, daughters, Jude Marie Aquila of Ansonia and Jada Lynn Aquila of Oxford, brothers, Joseph Menna (Brooke) of Branford and Jonathan Kronick (Bethany) of Shelton, sisters, Leanne Aquila McKenna (Michael) of Derby and Marissa Aquila Blundell (Shane) of Arlington, Mass., paternal grandfather, Peter V. Aquila Sr. of Shelton and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visiting hours: Friday, Aug. 12, 4-7 p.m., Spinelli-Ricciuti/Bednar-Osiecki Funeral Home, 62 Beaver Street, Ansonia. Services: Saturday, 10 a.m., Orange Congregational Church, 205 Meeting House Lane, Orange. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery in Ansonia.