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Coaches, Former Athletes Pay Respects At Lindy Remigino's Funeral

Coaches, Former Athletes Pay Respects At Lindy Remigino's Funeral

The life of Olympic champion and longtime Hartford Public coach and teacher Lindy Remigino, who died last week at age 87 of pancreatic cancer, was celebrated Monday morning at Mass of Christian burial at St. Mark the Evangelist Church in West Hartford.

Family members, fellow track coaches and officials and former athletes filled the church to pay their respects to Remigino, a Hartford Public graduate who won two Olympic gold medals in the 100 meters and 4x100-meter relay at the Helsinki Games in 1952.

He taught physical education and coached at Hartford Public for 43 years and his teams won 31 state championships. He retired in 1984 but returned to coach the cross country...

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