Thomas John “TJ” Silkowski


NAUGATUCK — Thomas John “TJ” Silkowski, 45, died unexpectedly, Dec. 26, 2021, at Danbury Hospital.

TJ was born Jan. 15, 1976 in Waterbury, son of the late William “Bill” and Patricia (Shea) Silkowski. He had lived in Naugatuck all of his life and worked as a telecommunications technician for AT&T.

TJ is survived by his son, Kenshin Velazquez, his sister, Karen Forget, and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

TJ was predeceased by his brother, William “Billy” Silkowski Jr.

Services will be announced at a later date. Memorial donations can be made to the Kidney Foundation, 3000 Whitney Ave., No. 121, Hamden, CT 06518.

The Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck, is entrusted with TJ’s arrangements.