George J. Brzezenski

Born: Fri., Apr. 2, 1920
Died: Sat., Dec. 25, 2010

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George J. Brzezenski, 90, of Terryville, husband of the late Mary (Mosakowski) Brzezenski died Saturday at his home surrounded by his family.

George was born April 2, 1920 in Bristol, CT. He was the son of the late Joseph and Josephine Brzezenski. He was raised in Bristol and was a 1938 graduate of Bristol High School. He attended UCONN where he played freshman football. He was married to Mary in 1943 until her passing in 1997. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and was struck by lightning at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland. George and Mary moved to Terryville in 1948 where they raised their family. George was a tool and die maker by trade and was an apprentice at Pratt and Whitney. Prior to his retirement he was employed by the Wallace Barnes Co. for 39 years. George was a communicant of St. Casimir Church, Terryville, member of the VFW Post#5 and the American Legion Scheprey Post #2 both of Bristol.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Richard G. and Coby Brady of East Hampton, CT; his daughter and son-in-law, Katherine and Abbas Safai of Ramsey, NJ; his brother Daniel Brzezenski and his wife Mary of Lexington, MA; his sister, Elaine Lewandoski and her husband Bob of Wolcott; his grandchildren, Leila Safai, Shaida Safai, Kristin Miller, Gregory Brady, William and Alison Knotek and Sarah Knotek; his great grandson, Zachary Miller and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday 9:30AM from the Scott Home 169 Main St., Terryville to St. Casimir Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00. Burial with military honors will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Terryville. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00PM. (www.scottfuneralhomeinc.com)

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to St. Casimir Church, 21 Maple St. Terryville, CT 06786

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Janet (Cartona) Jakoboski

I was saddened to hear of the passing of your father. I have happy memories of past times as neighbors when our mothers were especially close.

My dad (Fred) sends his regards.


Luscikauskas family

Life is eternal, and love is immortal

and death is only a horizon

and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.

With Sympathy, Margarita, Rolandas and Simas


Gail Chapman

Dear Kathy and Rick,

I would like to express my deepest sympathy on the lose of your father. I treasure the many hours we spent together talking and visiting. There are so many memories that I will always remember. His love for the two of you and the pride he had in both of you was a true reflection of the kind hearted person he was and that his love for his family was his world. George was absolutely amazing, his intelligence, his memory, and dedication to family and friends. When he wanted to learn something he would not stop until he did, I remember how proud he was when he finally learned the words to the poem In Flanders Field and the smile he had when he finally knew all the words by heart, he would make me cry everytime when he got to the part (Short days ago we lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, loved and were loved). I know through the sadness of his passing we should remember how happy he must be to be with his sweetheart Mary whom he missed so much. My prayers and sympathy to your entire family. God bless him. As in his poem that he loved so much (To you from failing hands we throw the torch; be yours to hold high).




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