Michael was born in Shelton, a son of the late William and Anastasia (Listinski) Hylwa and had worked most of his life as a self-employed carpenter. Michael was a U.S. Army veteran and was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church.
In addition to his wife of Naugatuck, Michael leaves a daughter Liz Hylwa and her husband Marcin Pilchowski of Hamden; a son Bryan Hylwa and his wife Dorothy of Maybrook, New York; two brothers Walter Hylwa and his wife Jean and Louis Hylwa and his wife Anne; and one granddaughter.
A funeral service will be held Monday, July 1, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. at Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Ave., Ansonia. Interment will follow in St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck. Family and friends may call on Sunday, June 30, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.wakeleememorial.com.