Obituary: Zdzislaw “Ziggy” J. Janusz, 85, of Ansonia

Zdzislaw “Ziggy” J. Janusz, age 85 of Ansonia, beloved husband of Elizabeth Pendagast Janusz, entered into eternal rest January 10, 2015 at his home.

Ziggy was born in Trzanic, Poland on July 8, 1929, son of the late Nicholas and Sophie Polchopek Janusz.

During his life, he worked as a millwright rigger/machinist for Farrel Corporation, New England Engineering, and MIR for many years until his retirement. He was also a member of the former Fraternal Order of Eagles of Derby.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, John Antonelli and his wife Patricia of West Haven; his daughters, Tina Ross of North Haven, and Margaretann Antonelli of Norwalk; his grandchildren, Melanie Glaser, Douglas Glaser, and Anthony Ross Jr. all of North Haven, and Daniel Pivola III of Shelton; his sister, Betty Greco of Woodbridge, and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his daughter, Dawn Pivola; his brother, Adolf Janusz; and his sister, Felicia Zogel.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 2 PM in the James T. Toohey & Son Funeral Home, 92 Howe Ave., Shelton with Rev. Janusz Kukulka officiating. Calling hours will be held from 12 PM until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.

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