September 9, 1926 - October 5, 2015
On Monday October 5, 2015, Harold “Ritz” Wahnowsky passed away at the Stamford Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Harold was born in Stamford, CT on September 9, 1926 to Klement and Pauline (Bodick) Wahnowsky. He is survived by his loving wife, Genevieve “Jean” (Choma) Wahnowsky; his three children: sons, Harold Wahnowsky, Jr. and his wife Terri of Weare, New Hampshire, Michael Wahnowsky and his wife Karyn of Stamford and daughter Andrea (Wahnowsky) Iasillo and her husband Donald of Bow, New Hampshire. He was also blessed with five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and by many wonderful nieces and nephews. Also surviving is a sister-in-law Violet Wahnowsky of Kentucky. Besides his parents he was pre-deceased by four brothers and two sisters. He graduated Stamford High School in the class of 1944. He then served his country and was Honorably discharged from the US Navy during WWII as part of the Greatest Generation. He returned to Stamford and worked more than 40 years as a supervisor in production control for Pitney-Bowes. For many years Harold was a member of the Stamford Boys Club and served as a counselor and cook at their summer camp. He also sang with The Cappella Russian Male Chorus of NYC which traveled nationally and performed at Carnegie Hall. He was an avid golfer, had an insatiable passion for all sports, he was a member of the Glenbrook AC, loved to dance and more than anything, enjoyed spending time with his family, especially during the holidays where his turkey carving skills were legendary. Family and friends will be received at the Bosak Funeral Home, 453 Shippan Ave in Stamford. on Friday, October 9th from 4pm to 8pm with a Panahida service at 7pm to be officiated by Father Vladimir Horoszczak. A funeral service will be celebrated at St. Mary‘s Holy Assumption Russian Orthodox Church, 141 Den Road, Stamford, CT on Saturday, October 10th at 10:00am, where he was a lifelong, faithful parishioner and an active member of the church choir. Interment will follow at the Fairfield Memorial Park, 230 Oaklawn Ave, in Stamford, CT. The family would like to thank the wonderful doctors, nurses and staff of the cardiac care unit at Stamford Hospital for their compassionate and loving care. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in his memory to: St. Mary‘s Holy Assumption Russian Orthodox Church, 141 Den Road, Stamford, CT 06903. If you would like to leave an expression of sympathy for the family online, you may sign the guestbook at www.bosakfuneralhome.com or visit the funeral home Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bosakfuneralhome to share memories with his family.
On Monday October 5, 2015, Harold “Ritz” Wahnowsky passed away at the Stamford Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Harold was born in Stamford, CT on September 9, 1926 to Klement and Pauline (Bodick) Wahnowsky. He is survived... View Obituary & Service Information
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