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In Memoriam: Drs. Starr and Aceto

Monday, July 8, 2019   (0 Comments)
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In Memoriam: Drs. Starr and Aceto

Joseph L. Starr, DPM
Joseph L. Starr DPM, 100, of West Hartford, formerly of Bridgeport, Connecticut, and Del Ray Beach, Florida, died on June 10, 2019, just a few days shy of his 101th birthday.

Joe graduated from Brooklyn College and the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. He served in the Army Air Corps in World War II, and then was a podiatrist in Bridgeport, where he practiced almost 40 years. He was a past president of the Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association.

Joe was active at Rodeph Sholom in Bridgeport where he was on the Board and later was a minyanaire in Temple Anshei Shalom in Delray Beach. He was an avid golfer, playing past his 99th birthday. The son of Harry Starr and Gussie Derman, Joe is survived by his wife of 70 years, Selma Brown Starr and his two sons Gary S. Starr (Leigh Newman) and Martin G. Starr (Sandra). He is also survived by his grandchildren, Joshua Starr, Jessica Starr Praskin (Alexi Praskin) and Alexander Starr and by his great-grandson, Noah Praskin.

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Anthony R. Aceto Jr. DPM 

 1929 - 2019

Anthony R. Aceto Jr. D.P.M. 90, of Delray Beach, Florida, and Hamden, Connecticut, passed away on May 14, 2019 in the Delray Beach Medical Center. 

Anthony was born in New Haven on January 3, 1929. He graduated from New Haven High School, Providence College and Temple University School of Podiatry in 1952, where he was awarded a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree and served as Class President for three years. He was in private practice until 1998 and was beloved by all of his patients.

Anthony established the Podiatry Clinic at the Hospital of St. Raphael and was its Director until his retirement in 1998. He consulted to numerous organizations, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Travelers Insurance, and served as an officer of the New Haven County and Connecticut Podiatric Medical Associations. In 1977, he was recognized as the Connecticut Podiatrist of the Year. 

He leaves his beloved wife of 67 years, Lillian DeCerbo Aceto; his children: Valerie (James) Greco and Anthony R. (Elizabeth) Aceto III; and his treasured grandchildren: James P. Greco, Samuel A. Greco and Alexandra L. Aceto.

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