April 19, 1927 - July 28, 2018
Joseph Edward Maselek of Rocky Hill, CT and Avon, CT, age 91 passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Born in Hartford, CT April 19, 1927, he was the son of the late John and Anastasia (Mokrycki) Maselek. Joseph lived in Hartford prior to moving to Rocky Hill and Avon. Joe was predeceased by his wife of 36 years, Dorothy (Witzke) Maselek, his sister Anna E. (Maselek) Ploszaj, and his brother Henry J. Maselek. He was a graduate of Hartford Public High School and Hillyer College (now the University of Hartford) where he obtained his BS in Industrial Engineering. He went on to work in research and development and received 2 patents. Joe was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving in Florence, Italy. Joe retired from Spencer Turbine Co. of Windsor, CT after 40 years of service. He was a communicant of the Church of St. Ann, Avon, CT and St. James Church in Rocky Hill. Joe belonged to the Rocky Hill Seniors, the Avon Seniors, the Rocky Hill AARP Chapter #489, National AARP and Polish National Alliance. He held various positions in these groups including President and Vice President. Joe enjoyed gardening, watching the Red Sox and UCONN women’s basketball and listening to his grandson play piano. Joe is survived by his son Paul J. Maselek and his wife Dawn of Stafford Springs, CT; his daughter Janet D. Giannetti and her husband Robert of Windsor, CT; and daughter Diane M. Preissel and husband Kerry of Southington, CT; grandson Ryan Giannetti and granddaughter Jenna Kyle along with his great grandson Aaron Kyle and great granddaughter Addison Kyle; brother-in-law Stanley Ploszaj and 3 nieces, Cathy, Elizabeth and Carol. Friends and family may call at Rose Hill Funeral Home, 580 Elm St., Rocky Hill, CT on Thursday, August 2 from 5-7 pm. A funeral procession will be from Rose Hill Funeral Home at 9:15 am on Friday, August 3 followed by a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at St. Josephine Bakhita Parish at St. James Church, 767 Elm St., Rocky Hill, at 10:00 am. Burial with military honors will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park, Rocky Hill. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Joe to the Rocky Hill Senior Club, c/o Denise Sanderson, 761 Old Main Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.
Joseph Edward Maselek of Rocky Hill, CT and Avon, CT, age 91 passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Born in Hartford, CT April 19, 1927, he was the son of the late John and Anastasia (Mokrycki) Maselek. Joseph lived in Hartford prior... View Obituary & Service Information
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