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John J. Golec, Sr.

John J. Golec, Sr.
  • January 30, 1928 - February 29, 2016
  • East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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“My sympathy to the entire Golec family on the passing of your Dad. He was a wonderful friend. I will miss seeing him at church. May your memories...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Bill Dugan - Suffield.

“Dear Mary Ann, Ann and family,Please accept our deepest sympathy for your loss. Uncle Johnny was a great guy who touched the lives of many people. ...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Chris, Monica and Mia Golec - CT

“Will never forget him being santa...WIll be missed,Rick carlson ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Richard Carlson - West Suffield, CT

“Dear Cousins Eddy, Tommy, John, and family.We are so sorry to hear that Uncle Johnny passed away. You have all inherited his good nature and gift to...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Chris, Monica and Mia Golec - CT

“May the God of all comfort strengthen the entire family during this time of deep sorrow. Those who pass on, God keeps in his memory because they are...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: - CT

“Tom, Terri, John and family, Sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Your Dad will continue to be remembered by many familiar, friendly & good times!. ...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: David Kulas - South Glastonbury, CT

“Our condolences to the Golec family for your loss. Good memories of a dear friend and brother Firefighter. ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Steven & Paulette Brockett - FL

“Condolences go out to the Golec family. May you find comfort in the loving memories shared with John throughout the years. ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Carol Kupernik Warren - Underhill, VT


9 of 18 | Posted by: Carol Kupernik Warren - Underhill, VT

“We always will remember John as a kind soul and soft spoken wonderful person. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Avery & Tracy Root - Southwick, MA

“My deepest sympathy to the whole family. Your Dad was a wonderful person. I have you all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Sara Rosenbecker - Bradenton, FL

“Our condolences ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Johnson/ Lewis family - Hartford, CT

“Sailor rest your oar. Stand relieved. We have the Watch. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Frank White - West Suffield, CT

“Please accept my sincere condolences in the death of John Golec, friend and "brother firefighter" of my late husband Stanley Bialomyza. May John rest...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Sandra Bialomyza - Clermont, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. How wonderful that he was able to see the joyous marriage of Amanda and Zach. A great man. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Jan & Ron (Fisher) Forte - CT

“My heartfelt sympathy to John's family. Santa Golec came into our lives many many years ago and our love for him only grew as we came to know him...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Tom & Donna - Suffield oh

“With deepest sympathy during this time of difficulty. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home - CT


GOLEC. John J. Golec, Sr., 88, of Suffield beloved husband of the late Mary Ann (Kopernik) Golec passed away Monday, February 29, 2016. Born January 30, 1928 in Goodyear, CT son of the late John and Sophie (Gowac) Golec. He had lived in Suffield the majority of his adult life. John served in the US Navy during WWII. After the war, he worked for Kaman Aircraft and retired after 28 years with Combustion Engineering. He was a longtime parishioner of St. Joseph Church, Suffield. He was a very active member of the Suffield Fire Department for 50 years, a founding member of the Suffield Flyers Hockey Organization and was an avid golfer. He was survived by three sons, John J. Golec, Jr. and his wife Michelle of Suffield, Thomas J. Golec and his wife Terri of Southington, Edward J. Golec of Suffield; two daughters, Mary Ann Hosking and her husband Allen of Cheektowaga, NY, Ann Elizabeth Mangiameli and her husband Joseph of Suffield; a brother, Richard Golec of Burlington, NC; a sister, Bridget Livernoche of Moosup; eleven grandchildren, Jennifer, John, III, Coleen, Megan, Thomas, II, Amanda, Joseph, III, Nicholas, Grace, Edward and Richard; and many nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by three brothers, Joseph, Edward and Walter; and three sisters, Ann, Theresa and Mary. His family will receive friends Friday, March 4, 2016 from 5-8 PM at Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home, 443 East St. N. (Rt. 159), Suffield. Family and friends may gather Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 12:00 PM Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 1:00 PM at St. Joseph Church, Suffield. Burial with military honors will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Suffield. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Suffield Firemen's Association, 73 Mountain Rd., Suffield, CT 06078.