DANBURY, Conn. - Francis Thomas Pudelko of Danbury died Saturday, Sept. 20. He was 72.
Pudelko was born April 28, 1942, in Danbury, to Andrew and Eleanor (Bahr) Pudelko. He lived in Danbury all his life and graduated from the Danbury school system. His family owned the East End Service Station/Garage for many years as well as the Pudelko's Cabins on Squantz Pond in New Fairfield. He was a past chief and 54 year member of Beaver Brook Volunteer Fire Department. He worked at Amphenol running packing machines, the Danbury Drive-in as a projectionist and at the Danbury Fair in maintenance. He and his wife also delivered the Danbury News Times for over 20 years and were members of AARP Chapter 1847.
Pudelko is survived by his wife, Florence K. (Kunic) Pudelko; sons, Michael and Robert; their wives, Virginia and Christine; four grandchildren; brothers, John (Pat), Edward (Linda); sisters, Eleanor (Sissy) (Brent), Dorothy (Norman); sisters-in-law, Ethel (Tunnie) (late Joseph) and Jeannie (late Paul Serwacki); several nieces and nephews along with their spouses and children. He was predeceased by his parents.
Funeral Services will be conducted Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 at 10:30am at the Green Funeral Home , 57 Main St., Danbury. Burial will follow in St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Beaver Brook Volunteer Fire Department, 57 Beaver Brook Road, Danbury, CT 06810 or to the American Red Cross , 209 Farmington Ave., Farmington, CT 06032 or a charity of your choice.
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