Leon R. “Bob” Pawlikowski
1941 – 2010
Central Village – Leon R. Pawlikowski, 69, of Kennedy Drive, died Friday, August 13, 2010, in Tobey Hospital, Wareham, MA. Born in Willimantic, CT, he was the son of the late Leon and Sylvia (Koski) Pawlikowski.
Mr. Pawlikowski worked as an artificial inseminator in the dairy industry for Eastern A.I. and Genex. He was a member of the N.R.A. and the Appalachian Mountain Club. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, and gardening.
Leon is survived by his son, Robert Pawlikowski, and his wife Judy of Rome, NY; his daughter Candice Guli and her husband Jim of Pomfret Center; his grandchildren, Celeste, Randy, Todd, Casey, Cody, and Corinne; his former wife, Barbara Pawlikowski McDuffie of Putnam; his brother, Arnold Pawlikowski, and his wife Eileen of Hampton; his close friend, Deb Chieppa of Sterling; 4 nieces; a nephew; several aunts and uncles; and cousins; and his beloved dog “Lily.” He was predeceased by his brother Raymond, and a nephew David.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Leon’s family from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Sunday, August 22, 2010 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A Funeral Mass will begin at 2:00 pm in the funeral home. For guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com
Memorial donations may be made to the Diabetes Association, Suite 105, 306 Industrial Park Road, Middletown, CT 06457.