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KOMPANIK, Alan Walter

Alan Walter "A.K." Kompanik, 69, of Marlborough, formerly of Manchester, husband of Johnet Kompanik passed away on Sunday, (December 30, 2012), surrounded by family at Marlborough Healthcare Center. Alan was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and will be missed dearly. Born on Sept. 2, 1943, in Manchester, Alan was the son of the late Walter and Ida (Hargraves) Kompanik. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving his country in the US Army. Prior to his retirement in 2000, Alan was employed as a Computer Programmer in the Information Systems department with Pratt & Whitney Aircraft for over 37 years. He was a member of the Manchester Coon and Fox Club for over 50 years, enjoying hunting, fishing and helping out with the Annual Fish Fry and Game dinners. Upon retirement Alan became an expert in small/mid-size engines and many neighbors called upon him to fix their lawnmowers, snowblowers, machine tools and just about anything else. Alan is survived by his wife of 40 years, Johnet; two sons, Ryan A. Kompanik and his wife, Heather, of Huntersville, NC and Kevin J. Kompanik and his wife, Laura, of Hebron; three grandchildren, Caroline Kompanik of Huntersville and Mason and Taylor Kompanik of Hebron. He also leaves his sister, Carol Taft, of Southington, niece Melanie Taft of North Carolina and life-long friend Karl Then of Columbia. Alan also leaves his brother-in-law John Coffey and his wife Patty, and nephew John of California.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday Jan. 5, 2013 from 2-4 p.m. followed by a Memorial Service at 4 p.m., at the Holmes Funeral Home, 400 Main St., Manchester. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Manchester Coon and Fox Club, c/o Mike Peretto, 788 Lydall Street, Manchester, CT 06042. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.holmes-watkinsfuneralhomes.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Jan. 2, 2013
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