Brian Witkowski, 24, of Hilltop Drive, Durham, beloved son of Dr. Allan and Margaret Witkowski, died in his sleep on Monday (July 30, 2012) at his home. He was born in New Haven and resided in Durham. Brian was a 2006 graduate of Xavier High School and of Lafayette College in 2010. He enjoyed golfing and skiing, and was an avid sports fan, with an encyclopedic knowledge of all sports, especially of the Red Sox and UCONN football and basketball teams. Besides his parents, he is survived by his brother, Kevin Witkowski of Durham; paternal grandmother, Mary Witkowski of Durham, uncles Dr. William Witkowski of Middletown, Alan Korn and his wife Barbara of San Antonio, Texas and Richard Korn of Floresville, Texas and his cousins and close friends. Recently diagnosed with epilepsy, Brian lived his life enthusiastically, but with a gentle easy going manner. All who knew him loved him.
The Funeral Liturgy will be held Friday (August 3rd) at 11 a.m. at St. Colman Church, Hubbard St., Middlefield. Burial will be at the convenience of his family. Friends may call at St. Colman Church on Friday from 10-11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the scholarship fund at Lafayette College in Brian's name or to the Epilepsy Foundation. Biega Funeral Home has care of the arrangements. To share memories or express condolences online please visit www.biegafuneralhome.com.
Published in The Hartford Courant on August 2, 2012