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Alexander Nadolny


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Nadolny, Alexander
1922 - 2017
Alexander Nadolny, 94, of Dublin, entered his eternal life on August 1, 2017 at Kobacker House with his family in tears at his side. He sustained injuries in a fall down a flight of stairs in his home. After emergency brain surgery and other complications, he departed this life. He was born in Brooklyn, New York to Edmund and Helen (Procyszyn) Nadolny on December 31, 1922. He grew up in Brooklyn, joined the Navy prior to Pearl Harbor, and served in the Pacific Theatre aboard the USS Louisville and then attended the Deep Sea Diving School and became a Deep Sea Diver. After being discharged from the Navy, he met and married Florence Paluszek. They celebrated 70 years of marriage this past April. He was employed as a truck mechanic and fleet supervisor for many years. Alex had a lifelong love of music and played the accordion at an early age. For many years he was a professional musician and had a polka band playing at many weddings, social dances and church picnics. Alex enjoyed feeding birds and deer, and he proudly participated in Honor Flight to Washington, DC last year. Alex is predeceased in death by his parents, his brother and sister-in-law Edmund and Terry Nadolny, his grandparents Marcel and Cecilia Nadolny, his toddler sister Elinor, nephew Bill Olen, several aunts and uncles and friends. He is survived by his wife, Florence; son, Kenneth (Judy); daughter, Jill (David) Kilanowski; a sister, Anita Olen; grandchildren, Andrew, Kevin (Tomoko), Philip, Peter (Victoria), Amanda (Jay) Compton, and Mark. Alex is also survived great-grandchildren, Ken, Miho, Piper, Lexie, and Francesca. Alex was a member and past Master of the F.A. Mason Kosciuszko Lodge #1085 in New York City, and also a member of and very active organist for the New England Lodge #4. As a World War II veteran he was a member of the Polish Legion of American Veterans (PLAV) in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and served as Commander for many years. His wishes were to be cremated. The urn and cremains will be deposited in the Pacific Ocean courtesy of the US Navy. As per Alex's request, there will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kobacker House, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, OH 43214. To send an online condolence, please visit www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 4, 2017
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