TRUMBULL- Edmund John Laskowski, 96, of St. Joseph's Manor, Trumbull, previously of Wallingford, left this world Sunday, March 9, to join his beloved late wife Frances Bakinowski Laskowski who passed away in 2005.
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Mr. Laskowski was born in Scranton, Pa., on Nov. 5, 1917, a son of the late John and Susan (Gurlacz) Laskowski and had been a Wallingford resident for over 50 years. He was a parishioner of SS Peter and Paul Church and was a member and past president of the Wallingford Senior Center. He was also a member of the A. L. Siedlicki Post No. 187 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Major Raoul Lufbery Post 591. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Navy on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Ticonderoga. He had been employed at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft as a toolmaker until his retirement in 1984. He also worked part-time at J & L Tool for many years.
He leaves his two daughters and sons-in-law, Rita and Jerry Powers, of The Villages, Fla., Sharon and Meryl Robison, of Jacksonville, Fla., his son and daughter-in-law, Lenny and Diane Laskowski, of Wilmington, N.C.; seven grandchildren, Scott Powers and his wife, Eileen, Amanda Robison, Michael Laskowski and his wife, Kathy, and Kelly Coughlin and her husband, JJ, Alison, Stephanie and Michael Toronto; seven great-grandchildren, Forrest Powers, Grace, Kaylin, and Abby Laskowski, Aaliyah and Aaden Robison and Jack Coughlin; his sister, Margaret Wade, of Hemet, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters, Hedy Mazurek and Mary Marsh; and six brothers, Joseph, Stanley, Alexander, Frank, Andrew and Anthony.
At the wishes of the deceased there will be no services or calling hours and burial will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main St., Ext., Wallingford.
His family would like to express their sincere thanks to the staff of St. Joseph's Manor for the compassionate care they provided.
Wallingford Funeral Home
809 North Main Street Ext.
Wallingford, CT 06492
Published in The Record-Journal on Mar. 11, 2014