Joseph W Adamowicz Jr.

Born: Mon., Mar. 4, 1929
Died: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Sat., Sep. 16, 2017
Location: Saints Thomas and Anne Church

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Lisbon - Joseph W Adamowicz  Jr., 88, a former resident of Voluntown and Griswold, CT passed away on August 8, 2017 after a long battle with Alzheimer's.
      He was born on March 4, 1929 on his parents' farm in Griswold, CT. to Joseph and Mary (Ojezeuszerska).  Joe was educated in the Griswold school system then joined the Air Force in 1947 and was stationed at Walker Air Force Base, Roswell, New Mexico.  He was honorably discharged with the rank of Staff Sergeant on November 21, 1951.  He is survived by his wife Lucille (Beauregard) Adamowicz of 63 years.
     Joe had several careers including: Dairy Farmer, CT Union Laborer, Civilian Maintenance Worker at the Submarine Base in Groton, CT and Production Worker at Arbor Acres Farm in Glastonbury, CT.
     Joe was proud of his polish heritage and with his wife Lucille attended many polkabrations in CT and MA. In addition he was an avid fly fisherman, a member of the CT Trappers' Association and loved to hike in the woods.  He Loved the NY Yankees and attended all his grandchildren's sporting events at Plainfield and Griswold High Schools.  Joe was a fixture at the Griswold's football and basketball games for many years.
     In addition to his wife Lucille, he is survived by his children Jane and husband Michael Panus of Lisbon, CT, Joseph (Bill) Adamowicz III of Lisbon, CT and companion Connie Stanley of Quaker Hill, CT, Betty-Jo Davis and husband Don of Canterbury, CT, and Tangerine Moffitt and husband Chris of Pawcatuck, CT, 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and his many friends and staff at Colonial Health and Rehab in Plainfield where he resided for almost 6 years.
     Joe is predeceased by his son, Carl
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home and are being finalized.  A notification of service dates and times will be forthcoming.
     In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Recreation Department of Colonial Health and Rehab Center, 16 Windsor Avenue, Plainfield, CT 06374.

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AnnMarie Thereau
   Posted Fri August 11, 2017
Joe was a wonderful guy. He had a smile that could light up a room. I got to know Joe and his wife Lucille very well through the years that Joe was with us at Colonial Health & Rehab. They were a great couple and very caring to each other. He will be missed. My heart goes out to whole family.

Jennifer Coffey
   Posted Sat August 12, 2017
I so fondly remember Joe's beaming, contagious smile whenever I greeted him. May God bless him and help you all find peace and comfort knowing how loved he must have felt.

Jack Curtis
   Posted Sat August 12, 2017
Lucy and family,

I was so sad to hear of my buddy "smilin' Joe", passing away. Thursday bowling just will not be the same without him being there. I think you know how much I loved Joe and will forever miss having him in my life. The hardest part on volunteering, is losing those who have touched our lives as "your Joey" did. I will be praying for you all as you deal with his loss.

Thanks Joe for all the good times we shared!!

God bless,

Jack Curtis

Deirdre McLaughlin Mercier and husband Mark
   Posted Tue August 15, 2017
Joe, Jane, Betty Jo & Tangerine and heir mom,

I am so very sorry for your loss. He was a fine man and a fixture around Jewett City. May you be comforted by the many memories you hold dear to your heart.

DeeDee & Mark

Arlene (Affek) Rivard
   Posted Sun August 20, 2017
Dear Lucille and family -- so sorry for your loss; I remember visiting you all on the farm well several times when I was a kid. You were all so kind to all of us. I remember "Bachi" cleaning eggs in the kitchen and your dog "Bruno". (my mom lived to be 99 and my brother Jim lives in her old house.) As my father would say, God Bless You All.

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