Richard E. Dowjat
1928 - 2015
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Richard (Dick) Dowjat, born September 19, 1928 in New Britain, Connecticut was called home by God on December 11, 2015. After serving in the Marine Corps. and graduating from Purdue University with an engineering degree, he married Barbara Ann Smulski. He obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Pepperdine University. He leaves his wife Barbara, daughters Pamela Ann LoCascio, Mary Lynn McMillen (John), Barbara Joan Hein, Kathryn Elaine Marienau and Diane Grace Hearn (David), his 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Dick was preceded in death by his beloved son, Mark Andrew, father of beloved grandsons Austin Ogden Dowjat and Bradley Andrew Dowjat. A celebration of life will be scheduled at a date to be determined. In lieu of flowers, Dick would hope that you will do an unexpected and unsolicited act of kindness for someone less fortunate.

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Published in Hartford Courant from Jan. 1 to Jan. 3, 2016.
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January 28, 2016
our thoughts and prayers are with you all. He was such a kind soul. Love to you all. Jeanne and Emmett Ward
Jeanne Ward
January 7, 2016
Kathy, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. He was one of the kindest, sweetest gentlemen I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. His warmth made all of your friends feel so special and welcome in your home. Love and prayers to you and your family. Love, Emily Williams Silverman
January 5, 2016
God Speed Mr. Dowjat. And my deepest condolences to your family and friends.
James McNiff
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