Edward H. Dabkowski

February 15, 1929January 19, 2014
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Edward H. Dabkowski, 84, devoted husband of Susan (Haberern) Dabkowski, of New Britain, passed away on January 19, 2014 at New Britain General Hospital. He was born on February 15, 1929 in New Britain to the late Stanley and Anna (Kordek) Dabkowski. Edward was a graduate of New Britain High school and had served U.S. Air Force during the Korean War from 1948 to 1952, where he earned the Korean Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal and was discharged as an Airman First Class. His first love was working as a carpenter, he then worked at CL&P for many years until he retired. In addition to his beloved wife Susan of 58 years, he also leaves his children; Katherine Cameron and her husband William, Suzanne Cyr and her husband Bruce, Jane Dagata and her husband Jeffery and John Dabkowski and his companion Susan Napolitano. Edward also had eight grandchildren; Tina, Billy, Nicole, Brian, Greg, Cassie, Chris and Adam, two great grandchildren; Robert and Makayla, a sister Joan Zeh, several nieces, nephews and many special friends. The joys of his life were his large loving family and gatherings, and his love of camping, woodworking, bowling and dancing. He is also predeceased by his brothers; Stanley, Walter, Joseph, Peter, Constanty and Henry and a sister, Helen Giulini. The family would like to express their deep gratitude to the staff at New Britain General N-5 and to Taylor for their many acts of kindness and support for Edward and Susie. Family and friends are invited to a time of visitation on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 from 10 – 11am, followed by a Prayer Service at 11:00am. Burial with full military honors will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association- Connecticut Chapter, PO Box 718, Old Mystic, CT 06372. For directions, view tribute or to extend a message, please visit


  • Visitation Saturday, January 25, 2014
  • Prayer Service Saturday, January 25, 2014

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Steve & Rowena Longfellow

January 25, 2014

Ed may you rest in peace in the hands of God and Jesus and the Blessed Mother. We will always remember you. We will continue praying for your soul and we will continue praying for your beautiful wife Sue and the children and grandchildren. We love your family.

Eileen Davies

January 23, 2014

The photos posted here are wonderful and bring back happy memories of you, Uncle Eddie, and the whole family. Keeping you, and those you shared life with, in my thoughts and prayers. Special heartfelt condolences to Aunt Sue, cousins Kathy, Suzanne, Jane and John, and my mother, Joan, during this difficult time.

Your daughter, Sue

January 23, 2014

Dad, you had a nice long life of making many happy memories for my children and I. These memories will be cherished by us all, I took many pictures of you and our family so we'll have them for a lifetime to continue to share with your great grandchildren. Even though we are mourning your loss we know you're in heaven where you will no longer be in pain & suffer and we'll meet again. Love you Dad!!

Chris Anglis

January 23, 2014

R.I.P Grandpa, I know that we can't wait on the hearth and hold you hear, it was about time to let go and understand your pain. At this point there was knly so much holding on you can do but our job was to be there for you and with you durring your time of suffering and guide you to the path of light. We will once again be reunited when it is my day to come even though morally your always going to be with me and our family I love you Grandpa and you will always be an inspiration in my life; RIP

January 23, 2014

Steve & I sure enjoyed our conversations with you at the gatherings we had at Sue & Bruce's house. Good memories also of other gatherings. We will miss you Ed but we know you are now in the best place ever & that place is our destiny as well when we will all meet again. Love you & prayers will be said for you & your beautiful wife Sue plus your wonderful children. Love always, Steve & Rowena

Reggie and Nancy Sowa

January 23, 2014

So sorry to read that Ed had passed away. He was a wonderful guy to work with at CL&P. Our sincere condolences to his wife Susan and family.

January 23, 2014

Dear Mrs. Dabkowski, John, Jane and family,
My deepest condolences on the loss of your husband and Dad. Growing up almost across from your family on Market Street back in the 70s and 80s I recall him being a quiet, hard-working family man. I also recall his fondness for woodworking. It's been many years since seeing any of you, but the memories I have of your family, and I trust as well yours for Mr. D., will be held close to your hearts always. Love always,
Bob Nadolny

Sylvia Stevens

January 21, 2014

Sorry to hear of Ed's passing. We will miss a dear friend of ours for many years. Many good memories we have and the one that stands out in our minds was the trip to Hawaii 8 of us took. We had a great time with them and the many times we went out to dinner on our anniversary with them. We will indeed miss a true friend. Rest in peace Eddie.