Bruzinski, Chester J.
Chester Joseph Bruzinski passed away peacefully on January 16, 2013. A lifelong resident of Fairfield, he was born in Pennsylvania to Valentine Brudzdienski and Sophie Kordusiewski Brudzdienski on March 16, 1925. Chet was a veteran of World War II
serving with the 8th Army Air Corp in Europe flying 35 missions as a waist gunner on a B24. He was the recipient of 4 bronze stars
. Chet was employed by Neuss Flooring. He was a member of Fairfield Fire Vol. Co 2 and a lifelong member of Holy Family Church. Chet enjoyed golfing, bowling, fly-fishing, football, gardening and photography as well as spending time with his extended family. Chet was truly a member of "The Greatest Generation" in every sense. Never boastful and always gracious, Chet epitomized the true meaning of the word "Gentleman" in all of the various aspects of his life. His always calming and often inspiring presence will be greatly missed by all those who were blessed enough to have known him. He is survived by his sisters-in-law Dorothy Bruzinski of Fairfield and Barbara Bruzinski of Redding. and his nieces and nephews Sue Bruzinski, Lori Wendin, John Bruzinski, Jeanne Cleary, Beth Johnston, Mark Bruzinski, Paul Bruzinski, Chris Bruzinski, Joel Bruzinski and 19 great-nieces and great-nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Raymond, Gene, Marion and Edward. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM Saturday Jan.26, 2013 meeting DIRECTLY at Holy Family Church, Fairfield, Ct. with burial to follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, Jan 25, 2013 between 5 and 7 PM in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 S Benson Rd., Fairfield. To sign an online guest book please see, www.spearmillerfuneralhome.com