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John Szczygiel

May 18, 1928 ~ June 9, 2017 (age 89)

John Szczygiel, 89 of Guilford, beloved husband of Gloria (Lafrance) Szczygiel, entered into eternal rest on Friday June 9, 2017.  John was born in New Haven on May 18, 1928 to the late Theodore and Jennifer (Duda) Szczygiel.  John was a resident of Guilford for the past 15 years after moving there from North Branford.  He was employed by Rockbestos Cable in New Haven as a machinist for over 35 years until his retirement.  John served his country in the United States Navy and was proud of his service to his country.  Besides his wife Gloria of 60 years, John is survived by his four children; son Phillip Szczygiel (Gayle) of New Hampshire, son Todd Szczygiel of Guilford, daughter Kim Szczygiel of Arizona, and daughter Karen Ford (Patrick) of North Branford. John is also survived by his three grandchildren; Sabrina Blake, Patrick and Bridgit Ford and one Great-grandson Jackson Blake.  John was predeceased by his sister Stella and his grandson Ryan Ford.  John’s family would like to offer a special thanks to Dr. Donna Criscenzo for her friendship and caring for John.  Family and friends are welcomed to gather at the Keenan Funeral Home, 330 Notch Hill Rd North Branford, on Monday June 12, 2017 from 4-6pm.  Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in John’s memory may be made to the MS Foundation, 6520 N Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 or the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 8201 Corporate Drive Suite 1000 Landover, MD 20785

 Service Information

June 12, 2017

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Keenan Funeral Home - North Branford
330 Notch Hill Road
North Branford, CT 06471


All Saints Cemetery
700 Middletown Ave.
North Haven, CT 06473

Private Interment

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