John F Pogwizd Jr.

November 6, 1960August 31, 2018

John F. Pogwizd Jr., age 57, beloved husband of Lisa M. Pogwizd passed away unexpectedly on August 31, 2018 at his home with his family by his side. John was born on November 6, 1960 in New Haven, CT, to John and Dorothy Pogwizd. He was a graduate of Morgan High School and earned an Associates Degree from Middlesex Community College. John was employed by Connecticut Shellfish Company for 30 years before his retirement in 2015. He was also a faithful parishioner of St. Mary's of Visitation Church in Clinton. John enjoyed the outdoors and spent most of his time fishing, tending to his garden and cooking. John will be most remembered for his loving nature and sense of humor. In addition to his wife, Lisa, he is survived and will be dearly missed by his son, Johnathan Pogwizd of East Haddam; his parents, John and Dorothy Pogwizd of Clinton; a sister, Kathleen Pogwizd Pontillo and her husband Larry of Manhattan, NY; a sister-in-law, Barbara Langevin Scheiding and her husband Jeffrey of Delta, CO. and a special cat, Maya, from Forgotten Felines, who chose John to love and care for her. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. directly in St. Mary's of Visitation, 54 Grove St., Clinton, CT 06413. Burial will immediately follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Beach Park Road, Clinton, CT 06413. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in memory of John Pogwizd to Key Human Services, 1290 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 1A, Wethersfield, CT 06109.


  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, September 5, 2018
  • Burial Wednesday, September 5, 2018

John F Pogwizd Jr.

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