Stanley J. Kurasienski, 88, of Newington, died Sunday, Feb 24, 2019, after a brief illness in Celebration, Fla., while on vacation with his son and daughter-in-law. Born in New Britain on Nov. 15, 1930, the son of the late Walter and Amelia Kurasienski where he resided until moving to Newington in 1972. He is a veteran of the Korean War serving in Germany. He worked for Stanley Works for 40 years, upon retirement he then worked for Papa’s Dodge picking up and delivering cars. He was an avid gardener, hunter, and fisherman. During his final years, he loved to travel with his wife and family.
Stanley was predeceased by his loving wife, Therese, and two brothers, John and Joseph. He is survived by his loving sister, Helen Papa of Farmington, a son, Michael Kurasinski and his wife, Elaine, a daughter Victoria Kurasinski, and two grandchildren, Bethany Mann and her husband, Dylan of Monson, Mass., and Lori Monikowski and her husband, John of Terryville, Conn., and one great-grandchild, who always brought a sparkle to his eye. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. He will truly be missed by everyone but with comfort, he will be with all who have passed before him.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 8, starting at 9 a.m. from the Farrell Funeral Home, 110 Franklin Square, New Britain, with a Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Apostles Parish (St. John the Evangelist Church), 655 East Main St., New Britain, at 10 a.m. Military Honors will follow the Mass at the church. Burial will be privately held in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Friends may call to the funeral home Thursday, March 7, from 5-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Apostles Parish, 655 East Main St., New Britain, CT 06051, or to St. Lucian's Residence, 532 Burritt St., New Britain, CT 06051. To send a condolence to the family please visit www.FarrellFuneralHome.com .