John Gacek

John Gacek celebrating his 88th birthday

John Gacek celebrating his 88th birthday.

John Gacek, 88, of Berlin, Connecticut died Friday January 12, 2001 in New Britain. Husband of the late Mary Kochanowicz Gacek. Father of Paul Gacek of New Haven, Connecticut and Daniel Gacek(Christopher Daniels) of New York City. Brother of Nelly Misteri and Irene Waleszczyk of Berlin, Connecticut. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers Peter, Jacob and Edward Gacek.

Born in New Britain, Connecticut, on April 20, 1912, he was the son of Jacob Gacek and Aniela Wozniak Gacek. Raised in New Britain he had resided in Berlin for the past 70 years. Prior to retiring in 1975 he had worked at Underwood Corporation in Hartford for 39 years and later at New Britain Centerless Company.

Friends may call at the Porter's Funeral Service, 111 Chamberlain Highway, Kensington, CT on Monday, January 15, from 5:00 PM to 8:00PM. Funeral services will be held from Porter's Funeral Service on Tuesday, January 16 at 9:00 AM with a Funeral Liturgy at St Paul Church, 485 Alling Street, Kensington, CT at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, 665 Burritt Street, New Britain, CT. Friends are invited to join the family at a reception at Paradise Restaurant, 10 East Street, New Britain, CT.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the John and Edward Gacek Scholarship Fund, Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Avenue, Hamden, CT, 06518.

Map and driving directions to Porters Funeral Service

Map and driving directions to St Pauls Church

Map and driving directions to Sacred Heart Cemetery

Map and driving directions to Paradise Restaurant

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