Andrukiewicz, Henry "Hank" Joseph - February 28, 2015


BERLIN - Henry “Hank” Joseph Andrukiewicz, 87, widower of Veronica (Fisichella) Andrukiewicz, passed away Saturday (February 28, 2015) at home with his family at his side. Born in New Britain, son of the late Anthony and the late Wanda (Topczewski) Andrukiewicz, he proudly served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict, and retired from the University of Hartford as Chief Financial Accountant. He was a member of St. Paul Church where he faithfully served on the Finance Council, instructed baptism, religious education, and set up a system of recording the church’s weekly collections. He was also a member of Sacred Heart Church, New Britain, The Knights of Columbus, the V.F.W., National Association of Tax Practitioners, the Polish National Alliance, and the Metropolitan Opera Guild. An avid opera lover, attending local performances and at the Metropolitan Opera every season, Hank also loved gardening and classical music. He is survived by two sons, David Andrukiewicz and his spouse Murray S. Brown of Winter Springs, Florida, and Marc Andrukiewicz and his wife Karen of Durham, a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Keith Wolf of Windsor, and three grandchildren, Kyle Andrukiewicz and his fiancee Lauren McTague, Kelly Andrukiewicz, and Jennifer Wolf. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a brother, Stanley Andrukiewicz, and a sister, Maryann Andrukiewicz. Funeral services will be held Wednesday (March 4, 2015) at 9am from Porter’s Funeral Home, 111 Chamberlain Highway, Kensington, with a Funeral Liturgy at 10am at St. Paul’s Church on Alling Street. Entombment will follow with full military honors in St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain. Friends and relatives are invited to call at the funeral home on Tuesday (March 3, 2015) from 4-7pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Monsignor Bojnowski Manor, 50 Pulaski Street, New Britain, CT 06053, or to Hartford Healthcare at Home, 300 Queen Street, Southington, CT 06489.

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