Obituary: Herbert A. Koslosky


BEACON FALLS — Mr. Herbert A. Koslosky, 90, of Beacon Falls died unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 12, at his home. He was the widower of Rita (Cote) Koslosky.

Mr. Koslosky was born on May 1, 1921 in Union City a son of the late Emil and Julia (Cable) Koslosky. He was a retiree of Bristol Babcock where he worked for many years and was a lifelong Lutheran and a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Naugatuck. He served as chairman of the board of “Club Hollow” where he enjoyed spending countless hours entertaining his loving family, extended family and many friends.
Mr. Koslosky is a U.S. Army veteran having served in Panama and the Philippines during World War II and was the recipient of a bronze service star.

He is survived by one son, Mark Koslosky and his wife Shirley of Naugatuck; five daughters, Sandra Mickewicz and her husband William of Simsbury, Roxana Duncan and her husband Pete of Southbury, Noela Couture and her husband Mark of Beacon Falls, Melissa Vanasse and her husband Greg of Preston and Kimberly Shugdinis and her husband Steve of Naugatuck. He is also survived by two sisters, Hertha S. Koslosky and Martha M. Koslosky both of Naugatuck, 16 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by one sister, Paula Koslosky and his brother, Robert O. Koslosky.

The funeral will be held on Monday, Dec. 19, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 350 Millville Ave., Naugatuck. Family and friends are asked to please meet directly at the church. Burial with full military honors will be in Grove Cemetery in Naugatuck. Friends may call at the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck on Sunday, Dec. 18, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 350 Millville Ave., Naugatuck, CT 06770 or to the Salvation Army U.S.A. Eastern Territory 440 West Nyack Road West Nyack, NY 10994

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