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Anthony Golebiewski

January 13, 1919 ~ February 6, 2018 (age 99)
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Waterbury-Anthony Golebiewski, age 99, husband of Janina (Szymanoska) Golebiewski, passed away at Waterbury Hospital on Tuesday February 6, 2018.


He was born in Poland on January 13, 1919, son of the late Franciszak and Franceiska Golebiewski.  Anthony endured internment in a forced labor camp under German rule during World War II.  He managed to escape to Sweden where he met and married his wife Janina.  Together, with their son Jerry, they immigrated to the United States in 1954, and settled in Waterbury.   Anthony retired from Thin Sheet Metals after 30 years of service.  He was a devout catholic and enjoyed gardening, woodworking, and fishing.


Besides his wife Janina, he is survived by his sons, Richard Golebiewski of Woodbury, and Jerry Golebiewski and his wife Laura of Chicago, IL; his brother Raymond Golebiewski of Poland; his four grandchildren, Christine, Robert, Anthony and Lauren; and several nieces and nephews.


His funeral will be held on Saturday February 10, 2018 at 10 a.m. from the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck, to St. Hedwig Church, 32 Golden Hill Street, Naugatuck, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m.  Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Saturday from 9 -10 a.m. at the funeral home.   To send an on-line condolence, please visit

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