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“To Lynne and Jayne... I am very sorry to hear of your father's passing. I am also very sorry to see that the family chose not to recognize my...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Matt

“Gear Geri, I am sorry for your your loss. My heart goes out to you. Please accept my deepest sympathy and condolences. Elle Symecko Newington, CT ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Eleanor Symmecko - Newington, CT

“Dear Jayne and family,I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. Please know that at this time of sorrow, my prayers and support are with you...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Jean Wynn

“Dear Geri and Family, Bill and are so sorry to learn of your loss. Steve was and probably, will always be, "Mr. Bashan Lake". The lake will never...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Cathy and Bill Dillon

“Hi Jayne,So sorry about your dad. Sounds like he was a good soul. I'm sorry I can't come to the services but know I'm thinking of you during this...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Bobbi Fox

“We are so sad to hear of Steve's passing. He wa a wonderful summer neighbor and a great asset to Wildwood. He had an optomistic outlook and a great...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Paula and Rick

“Geri,Steve and I began our association as co-workers at Raymond Engineering in the mid 1960's. Our association involved into a friendship which has...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Bill Harkness - Southington, CT

“My heart goes out to you and your family. Steve brought joy to everyone with his outgoing ways and engaging smile. He brought light into my life too...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Donna and Hermann Kasper

“My best to you Geri. Great sorry at this time. Will try to see you soon. God has a plan for us all. Peace and love Esther ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Esther Veley

“Dear Geri------So sorry to read of Steves passing. He fought a long battle. Sincere sympathy to you and your family. It's been a long time since the...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Gerrie Ganzer

“It is so very sad to learn of Mr. Bartkowski passing. He was such a kind neighbor with the most memorable sense of humor. What a great smile. And he...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Milewski


Stephen Thomas Bartkowski, 82, of Windsor Connecticut, beloved husband for 59 years, of Geraldine (Pentore) Bartkowski died Wednesday January 21, 2016 after a long battle with Myelofibrosis. Steve was born in New Britain, CT, son of the late Stephen and Emily (Sztaba) Bartkowski. He graduated from New Britain High School, class of 51, and it is there that he met his wife. He served in the US Army in Germany during the Korean conflict era. He attended University of Hartford to become an electrical engineer. He worked at Royal typewriter and spent the majority of his career at Raymond engineering, now Kaman Aerospace, working as a production engineer on recording devices for the space program. Before moving to Windsor, the family lived in Kensington, CT. Steve had genuine warmth and always was ready to help others. In earlier days, he enjoyed skiing with his family and once settled in Windsor, hiking and exploring Northwest Park. He spent every summer since his boyhood at his favorite spot on Bashan Lake in East Haddam CT, a special place for him and his family. In his retirement, he enjoyed traveling with Geri throughout the US, to many countries in Europe and cruising its great rivers. In addition to his wife, he leaves two daughters, Jayne Pearson and her husband Kirk and grandchildren Kelsey and Stephen of West Dover VT and Lynne Frick and her husband James and granddaughter Emily and step-granddaughter Sarah of Gloucester MA; his sister-in-law Lana Pentore; his niece Katie Pentore and nephew Chris Pentore. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his sister Dorothy Champowick. There will be calling hours at the Carmon Poquonock Funeral Home, 1816 Poquonock Avenue Windsor from 3 PM to 6 PM on Sunday January 24th. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM on Monday, January 25, 2016 at St. Joseph's Church, 1747 Poquonock Ave, Windsor. Family and friends may gather at 9 AM at the funeral home to process to church. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Steve may be made to The Bashan Lake Association, Inc. P.O. Box 206, East Haddam, CT. 06423 or The Friends of Northwest Park, 145 Lang Rd Windsor, CT 06095.

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