He was born on May 9, 1936 in Derby and was the son of the late John and Mary (Gracon) Hlywa.
Mr. Hlywa was an engineer for Sikorsky Airport in Stratford for many years before his retirement.
He is survived by a son, John Hlywa (Deborah) of Palm City, FL and three daughters, Janice Lombardo (Joe) of Monroe, June Peck of Sherrill, NY and Jean Gorton of Huntington and four grandchildren, Carly, Joseph, Taylor and Jocelyn. Mr. Hlywa also leaves his sister, Lillian Hashim of Palmetto, FL and several nieces and nephews.
His son in law, Ronald Gorton and his sister, Anna Miller predeceased him.
Services and Interment will be held in private. There will be no calling hours. The Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, 161 West Church Street, Seymour has been entrusted with the arrangements.
To share a memory please go only to www.hullfh.com.