Walter V. Juszczyk, Jr.
1951 – 2011
Thompson – Walter V. Juszczyk, Jr., 60, of Breault’s Landing, died peacefully Monday, September 5, 2011 at Westview Healthcare Center. He was the loving husband of Heather (De Jager) Juszczyk. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Walter Sr., and Rose (Liguz) Juszczyk.
Mr. Juszczyk was a 1969 graduate of Putnam High School, attended Manchester Community College, Central Connecticut State University, and achieved a Master’s Degree from Eastern Connecticut State University in Special Education in 1994. Walt was a special education teacher for 17 years beginning at Grove School in Madison, The Learning Clinic in Pomfret, he taught at Griswold Public Schools, and Webster, MA Public Schools. He was also a reporter for the Norwich Bulletin and an insurance agent for Horace Mann Insurance until 2002. He enjoyed golf, baseball, fishing, traveling, and history.
In addition to his wife, Walter was survived by his daughter, Alyssa Louise Juszczyk of Thompson; and his sister Barbara Ann Luther of Thompson; and two nephews, Wyatt Loftus, and Hunter De Jager.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Walter’s family from 9:00 to 11:00am, on Saturday September 17, 2011 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. With a Funeral Service held at 11:00am in the funeral home. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.
Memorial donations, may be made to Day Kimball Healthcare Deary Memorial Cancer Fund, 320 Pomfret St, Putnam, CT 06260. For Memorial Guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com