Aloysius S. Kargul

Born: Mon., Apr. 17, 1922
Died: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017


9:30 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Nov. 04, 2017
Location: Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Nov. 04, 2017
Location: Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home

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Jewett City - Aloysius Kargul passed away on October 29, 2017 surrounded by his family at his daughter's home.  The son of Michael W. and Apolonia M. (née Myszynska) Kargul.  He lived in Jewett City all his life. He married Virginia C. (née Waidalowska). She predeceased him on Nov. 24, 1991.

Al was a Veteran of WWII in the US Army Air Corps.  He owned and operated Kargul's Restaurant and Garage. Later he worked for the State of CT as an inspector for Weights and Measures Division, Department of Consumer Protection. He retired from the State in 1984, after 25 years of service. He pursued studies at the Hartford Institute of Criminology at CT State College.  He also held two US Government Patents.  He was First Selectman of Griswold and served in that capacity for ten years.  He also held the following positions: former Chairman of the Griswold Board of Finance, former Chairman (Griswold Unit) Salvation Army (15 yrs), past Vice President of the Connecticut Weights and Measures Div, former Commander of the LaFlamme Kusek Post No. 15, a Chairman for the Jewett City Ambulance for 15 yrs.  He was the last person to hold office as a New London County Sealer before the County Government was abolished.  Former Vice President of the Parish Committee of the Divine Providence National Catholic Church.  He was a trustee at the Norwich Hospital for six years at the time when the Ronald H. Kettle, Ribicoff Research Center and a new chapel were built. He was a former member of U.C.T. Council 734, a probate Estate Appraiser, former member of the International Chiefs of Police, past president Norwich 50+.  He was on the Board of Directors for the American Legion Community Ambulance and also South Eastern Area Transit (SEAT Bus Company). As a member of the Veterans council, he was the keeper of the records of all local Veterans who served in Wars beginning with The Indian War up to the Vietnam War.

Survivors include a son, Rev. A. Waine Kargul of Southington, and three daughters Barbara Kargul Greczkowski of Griswold, Carole Kargul of Groton, and LouAnn Kargul of Jewett City; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by six sisters and four brothers.

We would like to thank The Jewett City Fire Dept, and the various other organizations that were there to help us with our father, the many doctors and nurses involved in our Father's care, and Surrell’s Restaurant for their kindness.

Calling hours will be Saturday 9:30 to 11:00AM at the Gagne Piechowski Funeral Home, 490 Voluntown Rd., Jewett City.  A religious service will follow immediately at the funeral home.  Burial will follow, with full military honors, at the Divine Providence Cemetery in Norwich, CT.  For online condolences please go to

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Jewett City Fire Department, 105 Hill St. Jewett City, CT 06351.

Charitable donations may be made in Aloysius's memory to the following organization:

Jewett City Fire Department
105 Hill Street Jewett City, CT 06351

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Stanley J Juncewicz
   Posted Wed November 01, 2017
So sorry for your Loss. May God be with you

John and Mildred Messier
   Posted Sat November 04, 2017
We were very sorry to here of Al's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

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