13 March 2013

in memory ~ Stanley "Chippy" Kurek

A founding member of the Moodus Sportsman's Club Passes on
Stanley P. "Chip" Kurek, 90 of Moodus, husband of the late Eva (Cooke) Kurek died on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Chestelm Health & Rehabilitation Center. He was born, March 15, 1922 in Moodus, the son of the late Vincent and Katherine (Walas) Kurek.

He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Army; a life member of the East Haddam Volunteer Fire Department, a 60 year member of the American Legion, and active with the Catholic War Veterans. Prior to his retirement Chip worked for the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation as an electrician.

Chip loved spending time with his family and friends especially at his camp in New Hampshire.

Chip is survived by a sister, Helen McNutt of Deep River, niece, Kim Smith and her husband David of Moodus, two step-sons, Duane Hendrickson and his wife Sandra of Florida, Claude Hendrickson of Middletown, a step-daughter, Drucilla Hendrickson of Deep River several step-grandchildren, great grandchildren and a great-great grandchild, also several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, Joseph Kurek, Frank Kurek, Lewis Kurek, four sisters, Josephine Whitehead, Sophie Wright, Ann Bohling and Agnes Carini.

A Funeral Liturgy will be Saturday, March 16th at 10 a.m. at St. Bridget of Kildare Church, Moodus. Burial with military honors will be held at Saint Bridget of Kildare Cemetery.

Friends may call at Biega Funeral Home, 3 Silver Street, Middletown Friday
from 5:00 PM to 7:00 p.m.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to East Haddam Volunteer Fire Department P.O. Box 375 East Haddam, CT 06423 or the charity of your choice. To share memories or express condolences online please visit www.biegafuneralhome.com.

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