1919 – 2008
North Grosvenordale – Chester J. Pepek, Sr., 89, of Quinebaug Rd, died Monday August 4, 2008, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on August 2. He was the loving husband of the late Beatrice (Mazzola) Pepek. Born in Manchester New Hampshire, he was the son of the late Andrew and Julia (Dziepak) Pepek.
Mr. Pepek worked as a truck driver for Lehigh Gas Co. for 25 years until his retirement in 1980. He was a World War II Army Veteran. He was a member of The American Legion Post 184 in Webster, MA and the Albert J. Breault Post #1523 VFW in Putnam.
Chester is survived by his son, Donald Pepek and his wife Cheryl of North Grosvenordale; two sisters, Freda St. Rock of Danielson, and Stella Pepek of Danielson; two granddaughters, Carrie-Ann Hubert and her husband David of Brooklyn, and Lisa McDougall and her husband Thomas of East Killingly; and three great-grandsons, Ryan Hubert, Tyler Hubert and Matthew McDougall. He was predeceased by his son, Chester Pepek, Jr.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Chester’s family at 9:00 am Wednesday, August 6, 2008 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale CT followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am in St. Joseph Church, 20 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.