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Obituaries > BAYEK, JOSEPH T.

Joseph T. Bayek, 77, of South Windsor, passed away Friday, September 7, 2001, at Saint Francis Hospital. He was born February 6, 1924, in the Thompsonville section of Enfield. He leaves behind his loving wife, Verna M. (St. Laurent) Bayek. Besides his wife Verna, he is survived by his two sons, Stephen Bayek of Manchester, Bruce Rieder and his wife Catherine of Vernon and a granddaughter, Callie Rieder of Vernon. Joseph also leaves behind his beloved poodle and companion, Pierre. He was predeceased by his parents, Walter and Frances Bayek; three brothers and two sisters. Joseph was the former owner of Health Haven in Vernon and was a communicant of St. Adalbert’s Church. He served in World War II in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving with the Carlson’s Raiders. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the United States Marine Raider Association. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, 9:15 a.m., September 11, at the Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Road, Enfield, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., at St. Adalbert’s Church. Burial with full military honors will follow at St. Adalbert’s Cemetery. Calling Hours will be held Monday from 6-9 p.m., September 10, at the funeral home.