Frank J. Grzyb Sr.

May 18, 1921January 21, 2013

Frank J. Grzyb, of 97 W. Main St., Niantic, and formerly of New Britain, died on January 21, 2013, peacefully at his home.

He was born on May 18, 1921, in Portland, CT, the son of John and Stella Ciosek Grzyb. He was a mason by trade.

He served in World War II and was decorated for service in the American Theatre Campaign, Asiatic Pacific Theatre and the European African Middle Eastern Theatre Campaign.

He was married to the late Louise Apisso Grzyb and was also predeceased by his son Peter A. Grzyb.

He is survived by his daughter JoAnn L. Minor and her husband Dr. Robert O. Minor of Naples, FL, and his son Frank J. Grzyb, Jr., and his wife Donna Grzyb of Durham, CT; five grandchildren Robert O. Minor, II and his wife Rita, Dr. Melissa A. Minor and her husband Surya, Kimberly Barsaleau and her husband Joe, Dr. Bethany Broderick and her husband Jim and Jamie Grzyb; six great grandchildren Liam, Rohan, and Souren Singh, Madilyn and Alina Broderick and Landon Barsaleau.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 24th, at 11am in St. Agnes Church, 22 Haigh Ave., Niantic, Internment with military honors will follow in the Connecticut Veteran's Cemetery, Middletown. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of SECT, 227 Dunham St., Norwich, CT 06360. To sign the on line guest book visit


  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, January 24, 2013

Frank J. Grzyb Sr.

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January 26, 2013

JoAnn and Franky
My sympathy to you and your families on your loss
I have fond memories of your dad
Warm Hugs, Morel Ann Klatka

January 25, 2013

Gibby--You had a great funeral. The U. S. Army paid you a tribute for all service you rendered to the country during WW II. JoAnn and Franky were awarded a Flag in your honor.
Many of your family and friends came to your mass. We all love you and will miss you. You were a great dad and role model. Rest in peace with Louise and Peter, Bob

Robert Minor II

January 24, 2013

We will miss you , Grampy . May you be in a peaceful place .
-Rob and Rita

Robert Minor

January 24, 2013

We will miss you Grampy. May you be in a peaceful place.
- Live Rob & Rita

Pawan Singh

January 24, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family

January 23, 2013

You will be missed by your granddaughter Jamie

Jamie Grzyb

January 23, 2013

I guess its time for you to be with Grammie and Dad now. You will be missed! Love you <3

Jamie Grzyb

January 23, 2013

I guess its time for you to be with Grammie and Dad now. You will be missed. Love you <3

Carol and Ron Rymash

January 23, 2013

We will miss our friend and neighbor that we have enjoyed for the last 25 years.
Carol and Ron Rymash

January 23, 2013

Dear Dad, I will miss you and our visits to see you in Niantic and will always cherish the good memories that we all shared thru the years....Love and Peace to you, JoAnn