Jewett City – George M. Ilewicz, 73, a life time resident of Jewett City, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Backus Hospital in Norwich, CT, surrounded by his loving family.
George was born July 5, 1945 in Jewett City to the late Charles and Mary (Wisniewski) Ilewicz. On May 30, 1967, George was married to Jeannette (Richard), who survives him. He is also survived by a son, Michael G. Ilewicz, and his Precious Granddaughter, Samantha Scott Ilewicz.
George was also predeceased by his son, Scott M. Ilewicz, a brother, Edward Ilewicz Sr., and his sisters Irene Hadam and Caroline McMahon.
George was last employed as a Public Safety Officer, with the State of Connecticut, and was an Officer with the Town of Jewett City Police department. He also served 6 years in the National Guard in the State of Connecticut during the Vietnam War. George was also very proud of his son Michael, who followed in his footsteps into Law Enforcement.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, January 15th, from 5-7PM. A Funeral Mass will be at 10AM, Wednesday January 16, at St. Mary’s Church, 34 North Main Street, Jewett City, with internment following in the St. Mary Cemetery, Griswold.
The Gagne Piechowski Funeral Home 490 Voluntown Road Jewett City, CT has been entrusted with the arrangements. For online condolences please go to www.gagnepiechowski.com
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