Stanley P. Lazeren, 66, of Glastonbury, beloved father of Heather Lazeren, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 4, 2014, at his home after a brief illness.
He was born on Sept. 11, 1947, in Hartford to the late Michael Lazeren and Janina (Gudewicz) Majkowski. Stanley graduated and attended East Hartford High School and proudly served in the United States Army
during the Vietnam War
. Stanley was retired from Wonder Bread Baking Co., and was a resident of Glastonbury for over ten years. He was an active member of the American Legion and Veterans Association. He was a loving father devoted to his family, and often had many stories to share. He enjoyed being outdoors, and spent his time golfing, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his daughter Heather. He will be most remembered for his outspokenness, humor and willingness to help both those he knew and strangers alike.
In addition to his mother, Janina Majkowski of Marquette, Mich.; he will be dearly missed by his daughter Heather Lazeren and her significant other, Hu Sykes, of Vernon; daughter Alexia (Lazeren) Barnaby and daughter Jessica Lazeren, both of Raleigh, N.C.; brothers Mitch Lazeren and his wife, Sharon, of Marquette, Mich., and Richard Lazeren and his wife, Helen (Terry), of Atkinson, N.H.; along with his four-legged grandchildren, Jade and Paige. Stanley is predeceased by his lifelong friend, Helen Lazeren, and Edward Majkowski.
Calling hours will be held Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, CT 06108.
Funeral Services will begin at the funeral home on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Liturgy in St. Rose Church, 33 Church St., East Hartford, at 10:30 a.m. Burial with military honors will follow in Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery, Bow Lane, Middletown.
Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the
. PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Giving/Giving_UCM_001137_SubHomePage.jsp
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