We are saddened news of the passing of one of our members, Violet Bladek, from Middletown, CT.
Violet was a former volunteer and longtime supporter of the organization.
From her obituary, which can be found in full here.
Violet “Vi” (Ewanowski) Bladek, 93, of Ridge Rd., Middletown, beloved wife of the late, Chester “Chet” Bladek, died peacefully on Friday August 2, 2019. She was born in Middletown, daughter of the late Alexander and Mary (Stefanowicz) Ewanowski. Violet is survived by her two daughters, Jeanne Janoch and her husband Robert of Westford, MA, and Patricia Brown and her husband, Joseph of Winchester, VA; and her two sons, Dr. Thomas Bladek and his wife Marianne of Easton, CT, and Dr. Stanley Bladek and his wife Marilyn of Newton, NJ. She is also survived by her sister Adele Johnson and her brother Stanley Ewanowski of Middletown, and 11 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren. Violet attended St. Mary’s School and Woodrow Wilson High School in Middletown. She graduated from UConn School of Pharmacy and was a registered pharmacist in Connecticut, working many years at Woodward Drug Store. Violet was a member of the Catholic War Veteran’s Auxiliary, Polish Cultural Club of Hartford, and the Polish Genealogical Society.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family.