John A. Kostuk

John A. Kostuk, 86, of Broad Brook, husband for 60 years to Ruth (Hany) Kostuk, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.

Born in the Broad Brook section of East Windsor, son of the late Stephen and Louise (Zinker) Kostuk, he was a lifelong resident. John served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and had been employed by the William Norton & Sons Farm for over 40 years. He enjoyed his own garden and was an avid fisherman.

Besides his wife Ruth, he leaves three daughters, Debra Kostuk-Smith, and her husband, Matthew, of Enfield, Kathleen Guimond of East Windsor, and Tanya Campbell, and her husband, David, of East Windsor; a brother, Robert Foley of East Hartford; and five grandchildren, Shannon Grabon, and her husband, Scott, Adria Mecca, and her husband, Matthew, Aaron Graef, and Kathleen and Ruth Campbell; and two great-grandchildren, Jakob and Piper.

His family will receive friends Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Ladd Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Road, Vernon.

The funeral will be Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Ladd Turkington & Carmon. Burial will follow in Ellington Center Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian Church, 34 Middle Butcher Road, Ellington, CT 06029.

For condolences or directions please visit

Funeral Home

Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home
551 Talcottville Road Vernon, CT 06066
(860) 875-3536

Published in Journal Inquirer from Aug. 19 to Aug. 23, 2013