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William Kamszik, 92, Of Easton, World War II Veteran, Retired Patrolman

William Kamszik
William Kamszik Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

EASTON, Conn. - William Kamszik of Easton died Sunday, March 9. He was 92.

Kamszik was born in Whiting, Ind. He was the son of Jacob and Suzanna Kamszik, and has resided in Easton since 1978.

He attended Read School, Congress Jr. High, and Bullard Havens Technical School. He was a carpenter before serving in World War II with the 9th U.S. Army Air Corps and the U.S. Air Force, at Normandy, Northern France, Central Europe, the Rhineland, and Ardennes, receiving five Battle Stars.

He joined the Bridgeport Police Department upon his return from the war and served 28 years as a patrolman before retiring. He was an usher at Notre Dame of Easton Church, and was a past member of the Easton Volunteer Fire Company #1.

Kamszik is survived by his children, William T. Kamszik of Cary, N.C., Sally Rinaldi (Dan) of Cheshire, Nancy Atchue (Earl) of Paxton, Mass., and Michael J. Kamszik of Easton; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; and wife, Florence LeBrun Kamszik.

Calling hours are Thursday, March 13, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Redgate-Hennessy Funeral Home, Main Street and Gorham Place, Trumbull. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 14, at Notre Dame of Easton Church with a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment with full military honors will follow in St. Michael's Cemetery, Stratford.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Kamszik’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association .

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