WOLCOTT — Anthony B. Kozlosky Sr., 70, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, at Saint Mary’s Hospital after a brief illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Rosemarie “Ozzie” (Dery) Kozlosky.

Mr. Kozlosky was born Sept. 29, 1937, in Wheeling, W.Va., a son of the late Peter and Stella (Pascavage) Kozlosky. He served in the U.S. Navy during peacetime. He retired from Northeast Transportation after 17 years of service. His hobbies include restoring vintage cars, hunting, fishing and boating.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his sons, Anthony B. “Tony” and his wife, Allison (Ives) Kozlosky Jr., of Wolcott, Allen and his wife, Kathy (Carey) Kozlosky, of Texas; his daughter, Cheryl and her husband, Stephen Wilson, of Ohio; his granddaughters, Tammy Kozlosky of Germany, Ashley Kozlosky of Bristol, Erica Hebert of Boston, Seanna Hebert, U.S. Marine Corps, Paris Island, S.C., Camryn Conroy of Wolcott; a grandson, Chad Wilson and his fiancé, Jessica Tague, of Ohio; his two great-grandsons, Gauge and Gavin Wilson; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved pet, Nichole.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated 9 a.m. Aug. 8 at Immaculate Conception Church, 74 West Main St., Waterbury. The Woodtick Memorial has been entrusted with arrangements.

Adapted from the Waterbury Republican-American