Kaminski, William Albert Sr. - January 03, 2006



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KENSINGTON - William Albert Kaminski Sr., 66, of Kensington, the loving husband of Rosemary ?Cookie? (Zottola) Kaminski, passed away Tuesday evening at Haven Health/Cromwell Health Care Center with his loving family at his side. Born and raised in Bristol, the son of the late Peter and the late Isabel (Chagnon) Kaminski, he attended St. Joseph School, graduated from St. Anthony High School, and served in the US Army. He started his law enforcement career as a Connecticut State corrections officer, and became a Farmington Police Officer before entering the State Police Academy, class of 1966. After a twenty-three year career with the State Police that included assignments to Troop ?H?, Hartford, and the Western District Major Crime Squad, he retired in 1989, and became a Judicial Marshal from 1994 until 2000. He was a member of St. Paul Church in Kensington, a member of Elks Lodge #957 in New Britain, past president of the Franco-American Club in Bristol, and a member of the I.P.I.C. in Kensington where he was affectionately known as the ?Polish Rifle? in the Bocce League. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son William Kaminski Jr., and two daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela and Dale Souza, and Kimberly and David Glanovsky, all of Bristol, two step-sons James Karam Jr. and his wife April, and Anthony Karam, all of Kensington, a brother, Peter Kaminski and his wife Beverly in Ocala, Florida, a sister, Patricia Palin in Kansas, six grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Friday (January 6, 2006) at 9:30am from Porter's Funeral Home, 111 Chamberlain Highway in Kensington, followed by a Funeral Liturgy at 10:30am at St. Paul's Church on Alling Street. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain. Friends and relatives are invited to call at the funeral home on Thursday (January 5, 2006) from 4-8pm.


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