Carl S. Pasteryak

October 2, 1950 ~ December 10, 2021 (age 71)


Lisbon – Carl S. Pasteryak, eldest son of Charles Jr. and Ethel (Wojick) Pasteryak, passed on Friday December 10th, after a brief illness. He leaves behind his loving wife, Rose, of 37 years and his brother Charles III, as well as several nieces, nephews and two great-nephews who he cherished very much.

Carl ran a successful paving business with his brother and nephew Chris, started by his father. He took great pride in their quality of workmanship and his long and treasured relationships across the region.

Carl and Charles did everything together, including becoming pillars of the NASCAR Modified racing community. Carl drove the NASCAR Modified racecar, #75 from 1976 to 2017. A beloved member of the racers community affectionately known as “The Captain”.

Carl loved helping anyone. He loved spending time in Florida, by the water alongside Rose and his family, where he could relax, as well as spending time  entertaining his family members and race fans.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00AM on Friday December 17, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Church, Occum, CT.  Burial will immediately follow in Pachaug Cemetery, Griswold, CT.  There are no calling hours. The Gagne Piechowski Funeral Home 490 Voluntown Road Jewett City, CT has been entrusted with the arrangements.  For online condolences please go to

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to either Victory Junction, 4500 Adam’s Way, Randleton, NC 27317, or the American Cancer Society.


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Mass of Christian Burial
December 17, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Joseph's Church Occum
11 Baltic Road
Occum , CT

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