ZALEWSKI, Frank J. Zalewski, age 86, beloved husband of Irene Zimmie Zalewski, and a 65 year resident of Bridgeport passed away Sunday, August 28, 2011 in St. Vincent's Medical Center. He was born in Dickson City, Pa., son of the late William and Lillian Sobkowiak Zalewski, and was an Army Veteran, serving during World War II. Frank worked for the Bullard Company for 39 years, first as a field service machine tool technician, and later as supervisor of facilities maintenance. He was a member of the Bullard Forman's Club, Lt. Bower Catholic War Veterans Post # 1466, Lt. Owen Fish Memorial American Legion Post # 143, the Disabled American Veterans, and a member of the Port 5 Naval Club. Frank in addition to spending time with his family, enjoyed trout and saltwater fishing, especially with his grandsons, he was the consummate mechanic "Mr. Fix It" and loved working with tools. He was involved with his children in baseball and basketball. Survivors in addition to his wife Irene, include his devoted children; two sons Jerry Zalewski and wife Martha of Enfield and Thomas "Timmy" Zalewski and wife Karen of Naugatuck, two daughters June Galucci and husband Tony of Newtown, and Diane Zalewski of Bridgeport, six cherished grandchildren Robyn, Stephanie, Lauren and Lindsay Zalewski, Tony and Ricky Galucci, a Godchild Carol Hayduk of Huntington, a brother-in-law Thomas Zimmie and wife Judy of Troy, NY and Thomas' son David Zimmie. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11a.m., meeting directly in St. Andrew Church, 435 Anton Street, Bridgeport, with a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment with full military honors will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Friends may call Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Redgate - Hennessy Funeral Home, Main Street and Gorham Place, Trumbull. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the
, 5 Brookside Drive, P.O. Box5022, Wallingford, CT 06492-7522. To send online condolences please visit www.redgatehennessy.com.
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Published in Connecticut Post from Aug. 30 to Aug. 31, 2011