Irene (Jakubiak) Tanski

Published on Sunday, 6 October 2019 20:01


Irene (Jakubiak) Tanski, 85, of New Britain, died on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. Born in Poland to the late Czeslaw and Julianna (Szymanska) Jakubiak, she immigrated to the U.S. in 1959. Irene was employed as an inspector for Wasley Products in Plainville for 25 years until her retirement. She enjoyed spending time cooking and entertaining friends and family and always ensured that everyone felt welcome and at home. Her love and giving nature will be greatly missed.

Irene is survived by Boleslaw Tanski, her beloved husband of 65 years; her daughter, Elizabeth Anderson and husband Steve; her son, John Tanski; her grandchildren: Jennifer Bell and husband Kevin, Steven Anderson and wife Cassandra, and Victor Anderson; her great-grandchildren: Tyler, Noah, Savannah and Ethan; her brother, Stefan Jakubiak and wife Elzbieta, and several nieces, nephews and many close friends. In addition to her parents, Irene was predeceased by her daughter and son-in-law, Anna Wiblyi-Brown and Ronald Brown, and her brothers: Taduesz, Janek, Zygmunt and Kazimierz Jakubiak.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 5-7 p.m. at the Duksa Family Funeral Homes at Burritt Hill, 332 Burritt St., New Britain. A brief visitation will begin at 8:45 a.m. at Burritt Hill on Thursday, Oct. 10 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church. She will be laid to rest in Sacred Heart Cemetery. To share a message of sympathy with her family, visit .

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Sunday, 6 October 2019 20:01. Updated: Sunday, 6 October 2019 20:03.