WATERBURY- Edward R. Pogorzelski, 86, of Waterbury, died Thursday, February 10th, 2022 at Waterbury Hospital. He was the widower if Ida (Ercoli) Pogorzelski.
Ed was born July 18th, 1935 in Brooklyn , N. Y., son of the late Stanislaus and Hedwig (Lunczenski) Pogorzelski. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was retired from Uniroyal Inc., where he worked in the footwear department as a cutter. He was an avid collector of stamps, coins and sports cards.
Ed leaves two daughters Judy Moses and her husband Douglas of Naples, Fl. and Laurie Davino of Waterbury, with whom he made his home; brother Conrad Pogorzelski of Gastonia, N.C.; sister Theresa Frappier and her husband Lucien Granica of New Port Richie, Fl.; three grandchildren Kimberly, Joseph and Jeffrey; great grandchildren Erik, Michael, Zachary and Harley; Nieces and nephews Pam and Tom Tully,Jacqueline Mooney, Patrick Mooney, Robert Pogorzelski Paul Pogorzelski, Conrad Pogorzelski Jr., Shanda Pogorzelski and Michael, David and Kevin Frappier. He was predeceased by his brothers Robert and Stanley Pogorzelski and Sister Harriet Mooney, also his nephew Jack Mooney.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, February 16th at 7:00 P.M. at Naugatuck Valley Memorial/ Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck. Friends may call from 5:00 P.M. until start of services. Burial with military honors in All Saints Cemetery will be held in the spring. To read Ed’s full obituary or to send an online condolence, please visit Naugatuckvalleymemorial.com. Contributions: Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org or St. Judes Research Hospital at www.stjude.org.
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