Obituary: Luke Czarny

Luke Czarny
Luke Czarny

MOOSUP — Luke Czarny, 98, husband of the late Helen Czarny and Adele Schwenk Czarny, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2015 at Colonial Health Care Center in Plainfield.

Mr. Czarny was born in Woonsocket, R.I., on May 3, 1917, son of the late Wasyl and Mary Czarny. He lived in Moosup for the past 25 years and Naugatuck for many years. He worked for many years at Uniroyal, Inc., and his early retirement offered him the opportunity to spend time with his two grandsons and pass on his sailing and fishing skills. He was also an avid Boston Redsox fan. His happy times and many stories of their adventures are still present in our lives today. He enjoyed gardening, salt water fishing, and sailing, and he won many trophies by sailing his boat which he made. Luke was a member of the Quassapaug Yacht Club where he was past commodore. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II.

He is survived by his daughter, Susan Jacoboski and her husband, Ronald, of Naugatuck; his grandsons, David Jacoboski of Vernon and Marcus Jacoboski and his wife, Stephanie, of Old Saybrook; and several great grandchildren; his sister, Olga Semrow of Prospect.

Calling hours for Mr. Czarny will be held on Monday, June 1, 2015 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck. His funeral will be held on Tuesday at 9:15 a.m. from the funeral home to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St., Naugatuck, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Burial with military honors will follow in St. James Cemetery.

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