Mystic - Michael W. "Binky" Binkowski, 73, of Mystic, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London, surrounded by his family
He was born on Sept. 1, 1940, in Hamtramick, Mich., the son of Michael and Mary (Suma) Binkowski.
Binky was married to his wife of 53 years, the former Sharon Patricia Edgecomb on Sept. 16, 1960, in Groton.
He had served in the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1961, and had gone on to a career of 28 years as a central office repairman for Southern New England Telephone Co. He had also worked as an electrician at Electric Boat Co., for five years and at Foxwoods Casino for 15 years.
A Celebration of his Life will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Byles-Groton Memorial Home, 310 Thames St.
In lieu of flowers, his family requests that donations be directed to the Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Donation, 282 Washington St., Hartford, CT 06106.
Please visit www.byles.com for directions, to sign his guest book, or to share a memory.
Published in The Day on Nov. 18, 2013