GRZYB, Frank J.
Frank J. Grzyb, of 97 W. Main St., Niantic, and formerly of New Britain, died on January 21, 2013, peacefully at his home. He was born on May 18, 1921, in Portland, CT, the son of John and Stella Ciosek Grzyb. He was a mason by trade. He served in World War II and was decorated for service in the American Theatre Campaign, Asiatic Pacific Theatre and the European African Middle Eastern Theatre Campaign. He was married to the late Louise Apisso Grzyb and was also predeceased by his son Peter A. Grzyb. He is survived by his daughter JoAnn L. Minor and her husband Dr. Robert O. Minor of Naples, FL; and his son Frank J. Grzyb, Jr., and his wife Donna Grzyb of Durham; five grandchildren Robert O. Minor, II and his wife Rita, Dr. Melissa A. Minor and her husband Surya, Kimberly Barsaleau and her husband Joe, Dr. Bethany Broderick and her husband Jim and Jamie Grzyb; six great grandchildren Liam, Rohan, and Souren Singh, Madilyn and Alina Broderick and Landon Barsaleau.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 24, at 11 a.m. in St. Agnes Church, 22 Haigh Ave., Niantic, Internment with military honors will follow in the Connecticut Veteran's Cemetery, Middletown. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of SECT, 227 Dunham St., Norwich, CT 06360. To sign the on line guest book visit www.fultontherouxniantic.com.