Edward Batogowski Jr
7 December , 1936 – 31 May , 2019
Edward “Bato” Batogowski died on May 31, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Ann Rouskie Batogowski, his high school sweetheart and they were married for 59 years. Ed was the son of the late Katheryn and Edward Batogowski, Sr. and was predeceased by his brother Joseph Batogowski. Ed is survived by his loving wife Ann and his four children; Kris Ann Andonian, Laura Martins, David and Michael Batogowski, as well as nine grandchildren; Nicholas, Haley, Grace, Annika, Riley, Hannah, Ella, Emily and Gus.
Ed graduated from New Britain, CT High School and CCSU, where he was a varsity letter winner in basketball (4 years) and golf (2 years). He was also elected to the CCSU Athletic Hall of Fame for basketball and golf and to the New Britain Athletic Hall of Fame for basketball. He taught at Torrington and New Britain High Schools and was a Guidance Counselor at Simsbury High School. He went on to to coach golf at the University of Hartford and CCSU, where he won a Northeast Conference title and a New England Championship. His love of basketball led to a storied career as a college referee in the Big East and ultimately in the NBA.
There will be no calling hours, at his request. There will be a Celebration of Life Mass for "Bato" on July 26'th at 10:30 am, at St. Mary's Church, 942 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, CT 06070. There will be a gathering following the Mass in the church hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Parkinsons research office at: APTA CT chapter PO Box 248 Shelton, CT 06484
When donating online or by check, please make a note that it is in Edward Batogowski's name/research.
Parkinson's Research Office/ APTA CT Chapter
PO Box 248, Shelton, CT 06484
- Celebration of Life Mass Friday, 26 July , 2019