Obituary: Genevieve (Janus) Bozenski

Genevieve (Janus) Bozenski

NAUGATUCK — Mrs. Genevieve (Janus) Bozenski, 93, of 18 Russell St., passed away on Wednesday, June 29, at Waterbury Hospital surrounded by her family. She was widow of Edward W. Bozenski.


Mrs. Bozenski was born in Beacon Falls on Dec. 31, 1917, daughter of the late Michael and Helen (Jarema) Janus. She was a lifelong Naugatuck resident, and she retired from the Footwear Division of Uniroyal, Inc. after 40 years of service. She was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church and a member of the Naugatuck Senior Center. Genevieve enjoyed sewing and reupholstering furniture.

Mrs. Bozenski leaves a son, Edward Bozenski of Middlebury; a daughter, Lois Baker (Randy) of Hobart, Ind.; a brother, Joseph Janus of California; two sisters, Irene Broderick of Naugatuck and Anne Stevens of Beacon Falls; three grandchildren, Bryan, Kristin and Megan; six great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Colleen, Archer, Lauren, Avy and Rayna, and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be held on Saturday, July 2, at 9:30 a.m. from the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St., Naugatuck for a mass of Christian burial at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday evening from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions, in Genevieve’s memory, may be made to Connecticut Children’s Hospital, 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106.

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