TOGUS - Stephen J. Kaluzynski, 72, a resident of U.S. Route 202, North Monmouth, died Thursday, Nov. 7 at the VA Maine Healthcare Systems-Togus. He was born Dec. 26, 1940, in Lewiston, the son of Frank and Nellie Dec Kaluzynski. Stephen attended schools in Lewiston and graduated from Lewiston High School. He proudly served in the Army.
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On Sept 23, 1976, in Winthrop, he married Maria Sidor, of Germany; Maria passed away in 2010.
Stephen was a mill worker, having worked at Globe Albany in North Monmouth and Carlton Woolen in Winthrop for many years.
He enjoyed playing chess and belonged to the Chess Club that met at Barnes and Noble Booksellers bookstore every Tuesday, in his younger years, he enjoyed hunting with his three beagles. He loved all animals and really liked feeding and watching them, he also enjoyed fishing and going to the ocean; Stephen just had a big heart when it came to animals.
He is survived by his sister, Jenny Wayne, of Connecticut; a nephew, Frank Kaluzynski, of North Monmouth; a sister-in-law, Susan Kaluzynski, North Monmouth; a good friend, Anna Spiak, of North Monmouth; and great nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Maria; his brother, Ray; and his brother-in-law.
The family and friends would like to thank the VA for all the wonderful care and compassion given to Stephen during his illness.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at: www.finleyfuneralhome.com.
Funeral services will be at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at St. Francis Xavier Church, Lake Street, Winthrop. Visiting will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Bragdon-Finley Funeral Home, 707 Main St., Monmouth, before going to church for the funeral service. Interment at Glenside Cemetery, Winthrop at a later date.
Bragdon-Finley Funeral Home
707 Main St
Monmouth, ME 04259
Published in Central Maine on Nov. 9, 2013