WINSTED >>Andrew Tabak Jr., age 93, of Winsted, beloved husband of the late Carolyn Warren Tabak, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 in Hartford Hospital. Mr. Tabak, a WW II Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp, was born in Stratford to the late Andrew Sr. and Mary (Hresch) Tabak and has been a long time resident of Winsted.
Andrew was a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and was a retired Chef for Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington. He received several culinary awards throughout his career, and volunteered his culinary expertise for Litchfield High School, Sullivan Senior Center and the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital after his retirement. Andrew was a member of the Winsted Elks Lodge, Winsted Masonic Lodge and Shriners, the Norfolk Curling Club, and the American Kennel Club.
Survivors include his beloved children A. Geoffrey Tabak of Winsted, Gail Hall and her husband Larry of Pennsylvania, Duane Tabak and his wife Laura of Winsted, Debra Tabak of Winsted, six grandchildren Brianna, Nicholas and Logan Tabak, Corey Hall and his wife Amanda, and Mandy Hall, a great-grandchild Kendall Hall, two sisters Anna Karpinowich of Ansonia, Mildred Smith of Bridgeport, a sister-in-law Beverly Tabak, a brother-in-law Jack Sullivan, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his beloved wife and parents, he was pre-deceased by brothers Alexander and his wife Anita, and John Tabak, and sisters Dorothy Piccone and her husband Dom, and Marion Sullivan.
Funeral services will take place on Saturday, May 25 at 10:20 a.m. in the Adzima Funeral Home, 50 Paradise Green Place Stratford, and at 11 a.m. in the Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of St. John the Baptist Church, 364 Mill Hill Ave; Bridgeport for a Requiem Funeral Service officiated by the V. Rev Protopresbyter David Cochran. Interment with full military honors will be in St. John's Cemetery, Stratford. Friends may call on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Maloney Funeral Home 55 Walnut Street Winsted, CT. For more information or to make an online condolence please visit www.adzimafuneralhome.com
Maloney Funeral Home
55 Walnut Street Winsted, CT 06098
Published in The Register Citizen on May 24, 2013