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Boleslaw Twardy

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Boleslaw Twardy Obituary

Boleslaw "John" Twardy, 94, of Newington, loving husband of the late Beulah (Manning) Twardy, passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Born in Hartford, son of the late Philip and Mary (Tyrczyk) Twardy, John was a lifelong Newington resident. He was a foreman at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft until his retirement. John served his country honorably in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was American Legion Post #117 Commander, Master of the Newington Grange, Grand Marshall of the Memorial Day parade and a member of the Pratt and Whitney Retirees Club. John was an avid golfer, bowler, and loved making dollhouses and sandboxes for his grandchildren. John will be dearly missed by his children; John P. Twardy and his wife Donna of Burlington and M.Kathleen Williams of Barkhamsted; his granddaughters, Rachel Silansky and Nicole "Niki" Twardy; his great-grandchildren, Karah and Brianna Silansky and Eric Williams. He also leaves his brother Fred Twardy and his nephew Bill Twardy, both of Newington. In addition to his beloved wife, John was pre-deceased by his brother Theodore as well as many canine companions over the years. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Sunday, March 9th from 11:30-12:30 p.m. at the Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Ave. in Newington. John's funeral service with military honors will take place on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at the West Meadow Cemetery Chapel, 679 Willard Ave. in Newington. He will be laid to rest beside his wife Beulah in West Meadow Cemetery immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in John's name may be directed to American Legion Charities, PO Box 361626, Indianapolis IN 46236-1625. To share a memory with John's family, please visit us at www.newingtonmemorial.com

Published in The Hartford Courant on Mar. 8, 2014
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