John R. Anastasia Sr., Veteran Westport Police Officer, 83

Jun 09, 2020 191

John R. Anastasia Sr, a veteran Westport police officer, died June 3 at home. He was 83. A native Westporter, he served 34 years on the force, retiring in 1993 as deputy chief. During his illustrious career in law enforcement, he received several promotions and commendations for his service.

Born Nov. 28, 1936 to Placido and Carrie (Capasse) Anastasia, John grew up in Saugatuck as the youngest of 11 children and where he shared many neighborhood memories with family and friends.

Read more


You may be interested