William Onkey

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Onkey, William E.
William Edward Onkey, of Stratford, passed away on his 90th birthday, June 18, 2014. Mr. Onkey was born in Bridgeport to the late Joseph and Anna Onkey. He graduated from Central High School in 1942 and went on to proudly serve our country in World War II. Upon return, he attended the College of William and Mary. He was employed in industrial engineering for various companies throughout his lifetime including Singer, Polaroid, Indian Head, Jenkins Valves and St. Vincent's Hospital. He retired from Raymark Industries. After his retirement he worked for H & R Block for many years. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Rita Doolan Onkey. He is survived by three devoted children Ellen Onkey Fajfar of Woodbridge, VA, William J. Onkey and Mary Jane Cerrone of Stratford, and Lauren Onkey and her husband Robert Nowatzki of Cleveland, Ohio; two loving grandchildren Bradford and Katharine Fajfar; one cherished great grandchild Lincoln Fajfar and several nieces and nephews. Friends and family are invited to attend his funeral services on Monday at 9:15 a.m. at the Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home 399 White Plains Rd. Trumbull and at 10:00 a.m. at St Mark's Church 535 Wigwam Lane Stratford. Interment will be private in St. Michael's Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday from 3-7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to VITAS Hospice Care 99 Hawley Lane #1204 Stratford, CT 06614. To leave an online condolence please visit www.mullinsfh.com

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Published in Connecticut Post from June 20 to June 22, 2014
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