Kaminski, William, Sr.

This is how Carl Archambeault found his ancestors.

He read my article about Philip Archambeault obituary.

This is William Kaminski Sr.’s obituary.

January 05, 2006

KAMINSKI, William, Sr.

William Kaminski, Sr., 66, of Kensington, the loving husband of Rosemary “Cookie” (Zottola) Kaminski, passed away Tuesday evening, (January 3, 2006) at Haven Health/Cromwell Health Care Center with his loving family at his side. Born and raised in Bristol, the son of the late Peter and the late Isabel (Chagnon) Kaminski, he attended St. Joseph School, graduated from St. Anthony High School, and served in the U.S. Army. He started his law enforcement career as a Connecticut State corrections officer, and became a Farmington Police Officer before entering the State Police Academy, Class of 1966. After a 23 year career with the State Police that included assignments to Troop “H”, Hartford, and the Western District Major Crime Squad, he retired in 1989, and became a Judicial Marshal from 1994 until 2000. He was a member of St. Paul Church in Kensington, a member of Elks Lodge #957 in New Britain, past president of the Franco-American Club in Bristol, and a member of the I.P.I.C. in Kensington where he was affectionately known as the “Polish Rifle” in the Bocce League. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, William Kaminski, Jr.; and two daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela and Dale Souza, and Kimberly and David Glanovsky, all of Bristol; two step-sons, James Karam, Jr. and his wife, April, and Anthony Karam, all of Kensington; a brother, Peter Kaminski and his wife, Beverly in Ocala, FL; a sister, Patricia Palin in Kansas; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

Born and raised in Bristol, the son of the late Peter and the late Isabel (Chagnon) Kaminski.

 What about the Kaminski family.

This for a start.

Now I will sit and wait.

Footnote This article was written before Joe wrote this on Thurday…


I would never invent this. 

Had to laugh when you said you found Freida. As soon as I saw that I said “I know her”. I was just talking to her nephew. They lived about a block away from our old house! It never clicked until you mentioned Kaminiski.

One thought on “Kaminski, William, Sr.

  1. Kaminiski… Kaminski… Kominsky…
    Not easy to find descendants with the different ways to write that name.

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