DANBURY, Conn. – Anthony V. Filipowicz, 84, of Danbury, formerly of Somers, N.Y., husband of Catherine (Cautela) Filipowicz, died on Jan. 2 at his residence.
"Tony" was born in Queens, N.Y., on July 27, 1930, the son of Anthony and Viola (Beers) Filipowicz. He attended New York schools. A resident of Danbury for the past 17 years, he was a former resident of Staten Island, N.Y.
He was a retired insurance executive with the Gallagher Newman Insurance Agency of White Plains, N.Y.
He enjoyed deep-sea fishing and attended St. Peter Parish of Danbury. In addition to his wife of 31 years, he is survived by two sons: Steven Filipowicz (Catherine) of Strausburg, N.Y. and Gerald Filipowicz (Keka) of Staten Island, N.Y.; a daughter, Linda Filipowicz and her partner, Michel Schaffner of Stone Ridge, N.Y.; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave. in Danbury on Monday from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Peter Church, 121 Main St., Danbury. Burial will follow in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Memorial donations are requested to Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western CT, 30 Milestone Rd., Danbury, CT 06810 or to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 372 Danbury Road, Suite 200, Wilton, CT 06897.
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