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Joseph R. Grudzinski

Obituary for Joseph R. Grudzinski

July 7, 1936 - August 23, 2017
Kensington, Connecticut | Age 81


Joseph R. Grudzinski, 81, longtime resident of Kensington, died peacefully in the comfort of his home on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. Born in New Britain to the late Joseph and Mary (Flis) Grudzinski, he attended Sacred Heart School and then graduated from NBHS Class of 1954. Joe was employed by the USPS as a letter carrier and was often seen around the South End of New Britain as this was his regular mail route. He was an avid traveler, taking many trips to Europe and also visited Russia in 1987. He took his bicycle along on many of his trips to Europe and biked extensively throughout Connecticut. His friends will tell you that he made the best golabki in CT! Joe was indeed a great friend who will be missed. A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 28 at 1:00 p.m. at the Burritt Hill Funeral Home, 332 Burritt St., New Britain. His friends would like to express appreciation to his dedicated caregivers at Euro-American Connections and Homecare, especially Wieslawa Partyka; the staff of Hartford HealthCare Hospice/THOCC and the Berlin VNA. Memorial donations in Joe's name may be made to: Hartford HealthCare Hospice, 1290 Silas Deane Hwy. Suite 4B, Wethersfield, CT 06109. He will be laid to rest in Sacred Heart Cemetery, New Britain.

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332 Burritt Street
New Britain, CT 06053
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