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88 East Main St.
Meriden, CT 06450
Phone: (203) 235-3338
Fax: (203) 686-1676
Richard Tomczuk

Richard S. Tomczuk

Monday, December 9th, 1946 - Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Richard S. Tomczuk, 72, died on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Touchpoints Rehab Center in Manchester, after a long illness. Born in San Diego, CA on December 9, 1946, he was the son of late Chester and Hazel (Spencer) Tomczuk. He graduated from Meriden schools. Mr. Tomczuk was a self-employed truck driver who worked for various companies throughout his life. He was a veteran of Vietnam, having served with the U.S. Army. He was a proud paratrooper with the Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Division and a member of the prestigious Delta Raiders.

He was a recipient of the Bronze Star for valor on the battlefield, as well as a Purple Heart for being wounded in action. Richard was part of the Battle of Hamburger Hill and loved telling stories of his times with his brothers in Vietnam. He was also thrilled to have a cameo in the movie Jacknife, which was filmed in Meriden. Richard was a proud veteran who loved serving his country and always talked about his love for his Brothers in Arms. He enjoyed spending time with his friends at the VFW and PLAV. He mostly enjoyed spending time with his son Daniel and his two grandsons, Derek and Kyle.

Richard is survived by his son, Daniel Nathan Tomczuk and the mother of his grandchildren, Jaime Gatta, his stepsons; Paul Konobeev and his wife Jennifer Grego, and Thomas Konobeev and his wife Tabitha Konobeev. He is also survived by his two precious grandsons, Derek Tomczuk and Kyle Tomczuk of Wallingford, and his step-grandchildren; Paul Grego of Meriden, Adam Grego of Chespeake, VA, Monica Grego of Meriden and Emily Konobeev of Meriden, his very special cousin, David Manfiedi of Middletown, CT, his best friends, Henry Santoni and Kathy Lesiak and her family, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 12:00 noon at the State Veterans’ Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown. Everyone is asked to meet directly at the cemetery. Family and friends are invited to attend calling hours at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main St., Meriden on Tuesday, July 2nd from 5 to 8 p.m. For online condolences please visit jferryfh.com.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home
    Address
    88 East Main Street
    MERIDEN, CT 06450
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  • Service

    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    State Veterans Cemetery
    Address
    Bow Lane
    MIDDLETOWN, CT
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  • Interment

    Location
    State Veterans' Cemetery
    Address
    317 Bow Lane
    MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457
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