Putnam – Benjamin M. Kondysar, Sr., 63, of Ballou St., died Monday April 29, 2019 at Day Kimball Hospital. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Boleslaus and Sophie A. (Valicki) Kondysar.
Mr. Kondysar enjoyed working on the family farm, Guardian Glass, groundskeeper at Roseland Park, and a watchman at Beldings in N. Grosvenordale. Ben also worked at various night clubs across three states and was known as the Dancing Doorman by many. He later became a professional wrestler with the WWE and was known as the Masked Superstar, Masked Marvel, and Ben Bronski partnering with Steamboat Steve. Ben also enjoyed referencing himself as a “Master Scrapper”.
Benjamin is survived by his two sisters, Sandra Montie and her husband Robert of Putnam and Roseann Montie of Danielson; and a nephew, Andrew Joseph Montie of Putnam. He was predeceased by his parents and his son Benjamin Kondysar, Jr.
Funeral arrangements are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. Memorial donations in Benjamin’s memory may be made directly to the funeral home. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.