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In Memory of
William R. Iwanski
1943 - 2015
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The lighting of a Memorial Candle not only provides a gesture of sympathy and support to the immediate family during their time of need but also provides the gift of extending the Book of Memories for future generations.
William R. Iwanski, 71, husband of Donna (Murphy) Iwanski, died on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the V.A. Hospital in West Haven after a long illness. Born in New Kensington, PA on August 18, 1943, he was the son of the late Stanley and Anna (Holowitz) Iwanski. He was the owner of Durham Masonry Company and was well known in town as “Bill the mason”. Mr. Iwanski served with pride and honor in the Vietnam War, having served in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant
Besides his wife of forty-nine years, he is survived by a daughter, Sandra Witecki and her husband Bill of Durham; a son, Michael Iwanski of Durham; three grandchildren, Daniel Iwanski of Georgia, Will Witecki and Nate Witecki of Durham; a brother, Stanley Iwanski of Vermont;a special aunt, Mary Murphy of Meriden; a sister-in-law, Rosemary Glorioso and her husband Joe; a brother-in-law, Terry Murphy and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Alan Murphy.
Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to a veteran organization of one’s choice. The family would like to thank the doctor’s, nurses and staff at the West Haven and Newington V.A. hospitals. All services will be private.
This Book of Memories brings those affected by loss together by encouraging communication and self-expression. By giving friends and family a special place to tell their stories and express their feelings of loss, it helps them care for one another during a very difficult time. Click on any of the links to the right to access features or information within this memorial website.