Frederick W Kozlowski
Tomb DatesMay 1955 - Apr 1956
ObituaryFrederick W. "Fred" Kozlowski, 80, of Manchester, New Hampshire, died on July 22, 2014, at the Elliot Hospital. He was born Dec. 19, 1933, in Manchester to Waclaw and Genevieve (Fidrych) Kozlowski. He attended local schools and graduated from St. Joseph High School and St. Anselm College. Fred was a U.S. Army veteran, having been a guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. He was a finance administrator and worked many years for the state of New Hampshire Department of Safety. He retired in 1996. He was a communicant of St. Hedwig Church, where he was a member of the St. Joseph Society, as well as St. Theresa Parish in Rye Beach. He was a member of the Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the "Old Guard Association" 3rd Infantry Regiment, the American Legion Sweeney Post, Cypress Lakes Veterans Association, New Hampshire Police Association, was a Golden Anselmian and belonged to the League of a Thousand Men, Precious Blood Monastery. Members of his family include his wife of 55 years, Phyllis A. (Kalisz) Kozlowski of Manchester; a son, Michael F. Kozlowski of Dover; two daughters, Cheryl A. St. Pierre and her husband, Steve, of Manchester, Janice M. Kozlowski and her husband, Max Sink, of Manchester; five grandchildren, J.J. St. Pierre, Kyle St. Pierre, Zack St. Pierre, Liliana Kozlowski, Cooper Kozlowski; and many nieces and nephews. He leaves behind many friends from Rye and from Cypress Lakes, Florida. Calling hours were held on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Durning, Bykowski & Young Funeral Home, 285 Manchester St. The funeral liturgy was celebrated on Friday, July 25, 2014 at St. Hedwig Church. Burial in St. Hedwig Cemetery, Bedford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Felician Sisters, Our Lady of Hope Province, c/o Sr. Lawrence, 1315 Enfield St., Enfield, CT 06082.
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