OBITUARY

Thomas "Tommy" E. Bieszczad

December 10, 1936September 11, 2021

Thomas Edward “Tommy” Bieszczad, 84, longtime Wethersfield resident, beloved husband of the late Mary (Saucier) Bieszczad, peacefully passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Amberwoods, Farmington. Tommy was born December 10, 1936 and raised in Hartford, one of four children of the late Tomacz "Thomas" and Kunegunda (Lech) Bieszczad. He attended Hartford schools, earning his diploma from Hartford Public High School. After high school, Tommy was drafted into the military, serving our country in the United States Army, during the Korean Conflict. Prior to his retirement, he was the facilities manager at Harbor Park, The Pavillion and Sunset Ribs Restaurants for many years. He had a passion for cars and racing, spending many weekends at CT Dragway. In addition, he enjoyed working the Christmas Light display at Goodwin Park, Hartford. Tom will be deeply missed and forever remembered by his four nieces, Alison and Michelle Saucier, both of Eastford, Kim Usmani of Berlin, and Julie Castillo with her husband Mike, of Coventry; a nephew, Mark Kulmacz of Wethersfield; a great niece Sara Usmani of Berlin; a brother-in-law, Paul Saucier of Eastford; a sister-in-law Julie Fahy, with her husband Steve, of Berlin. Along with his wife and parents, Tommy was predeceased by his siblings, two brothers, Edward and Joseph Bieszczad, and a sister Josephine Kulmacz. Friends and family may pay their respects to Tommy’s family, Thursday, September 16, 2021, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the D’Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd, Wethersfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, September 17th at 10:00 a.m. in the Church of the Incarnation, 544 Prospect St., Wethersfield. Attendees are asked to meet directly at church. Interment will follow the Mass in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery (Section M), 1 Cottage Grove Rd., Bloomfield. Masks are required for indoor services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Tommy’s memory be made to the American Cancer Society, 111 Founders Plaza, 2nd floor, East Hartford, CT 06108. To extend online expressions of sympathy, please visit www.desopofuneralchapel.com.

Services

  • Calling Hours

    Thursday, September 16, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial - Meet At

    Friday, September 17, 2021

  • Burial

    Friday, September 17, 2021

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Laurence Eiden

September 16, 2021

I had the pleasure of knowing Tommy and working with him at CT Dragway in the late 1960's. I have many fond memories, a few funny ones and a frantic one or two. For many years after, Tommy was always a friend and glad to see me and catch up. He was always good to me and I will miss him. Condolences to all his family and friends, I share the loss.

David Miller

September 15, 2021

I worked with Tommy in the 70s at Maratta Productions and Ct Dragway.
He was always the helpful one and fun to be with.

sebastian maratta

September 14, 2021

Tom you will be missed by Ann and I. You are a gentleman and wonderful person, may god take you directly to heaven.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY