1942 – 2017
Putnam – John Barylski, 74, of Van Den Noort St., died Sunday, June 18, 2017 in his home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Linda (Burdick) Barylski for 50 years. Born in Webster, MA, he was the son of the late John and Cecilia (Krukowski) Barylski.
Mr. Barylski worked as a shipping manager for Pall Flex for 35 years. He was a member of the Putnam Little League, the Boy Scouts Troop 25 and volunteered his time as an Assistant Scout Master for 35 years. He was an avid pilot and was a member of the Aircraft Owners Pilots Association.
John was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the United States Air Force being honorably discharged on December 22, 1964.
In addition to his wife, John is survived by his sons, Brian Barylski and his wife Karen of Putnam, Scott Barylski of Putnam, and Shawn Barylski of Putnam; his sister, Donna Stilwell and her husband Mike of Bow, NH; and his grandchildren, Andy Barylski, Mitchel Barylski, Samantha Barylski, and Nathan Barylski.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with John’s family from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A gathering will begin in the funeral home Monday, June 26, 2017 at 9:00 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St, Putnam, CT. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the N.E.C.T. Cancer Fund of Day Kimball Hospital, P.O. Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.