Sigmund "Siggy" Garrey, 89, of Wethersfield, beloved husband of Constance (Recanatini) Garrey for 62 years, died, peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family Thursday, (March 21, 2013). He was born in Hartford son of the late Alexander and Blanche Gidzinski and had lived in Wethersfield since 1952. Siggy was an entrepreneur, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and a communicant of Sacred Heart Church. He brought joy and laughter to everyone he met. Besides his wife he is survived by three sons, Wayne Garrey of CA., Robert Garrey of Wethersfield and Rick and his wife Denise Garrey of Wethersfield, two daughters, Janet Garrey of Wethersfield, and Cindy Garrey Neshko and her husband Ray of Winsted, a brother, Daniel J. Gidzinski of Cromwell and a sister, Jennie Guze of Newington, six grandchildren, Jamie, Cassie, Alex, Josh, Sara, and Taylor, his former son-in-law, Gary Pilczak of Wethersfield, several nieces, nephews, and many close and loving friends. The family would like to thank all his care givers for their compassionate care. He was predeceased by a son, Kenneth A. Garrey.
The funeral will be Monday, March 25, 2013, with a Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, 56 Hartford Ave., Wethersfield, (everyone is asked to go directly to church). Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Visiting hours will be Sunday, 3-7 p.m. at the Dillon-Baxter Funeral Home, 1276 Berlin Tpke., Wethersfield. Contributions in his memory may be made to:
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105. To share a memory with the family, please visit, www.dillonbaxter.com.