NAUGATUCK — Steven Tarnowicz, 56, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family in the Vitas Innovative Care Unit of Saint Mary’s Hospital on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013.
Steven was born Dec. 20, 1956, in Waterbury, the son of the late Vincent and Jean (Matchett) Tarnowicz. He grew up in Middlebury and proudly served his country with the U.S. Army and was employed as a tri-axle truck driver for various transportation companies.
He was a Harley Davidson and classic car enthusiast and enjoyed working on cars, bikes and trucks. Most importantly, Steven enjoyed spending time with his friends and family.
Among his survivors are his children, Christopher Tarnowicz of Naugatuck, and Kimberly Bradley and her husband, Sean, of Middlebury; his former wife, Lisa Tarnowicz of Naugatuck; his grandchildren, Shaylee and Killian Bradley; four brothers; four sisters; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends and family may visit with Steven’s family from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Eastside Memorial, “A Casey Family Funeral Home and Tribute Center,” 1987 East Main St. at Southmayd Road, Waterbury. Burial with military honors will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in Middlebury Cemetery.
From The Waterbury Republican American