Stanley A. Sosienski, 90, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Yale-New Haven Hospital with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Vera D’Agostino Sosienski. Stanley was born in Ansonia on June16, 1928 and was the son of the late John and Anne Dobkowski; after the death of his mother when he was three days old, he was adopted by Anthony and Alexandra Sosienski who predeceased him. He graduated from Ansonia High School and obtained Master degrees in Psychology and Sociology. He worked at Kopel Photo Engraving. Stanley joined the National Guards in 1950, was activated during the Korean War and was so proud to have served in the US Army for 32 years retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel (LTC). He worked for the Catholic Cemeteries Association as a Manager at All Saints Cemetery, North Haven and later transferred as a Regional Manager in Waterbury until his retirement. Father-in-law of Lisa Sosienski. Step-father of Lori Cifarelli and Drew Anthony. Grandfather of Staci (Michael) Weaver, James (Liza) Cifarelli and Jeffrey (Ciara) Cifarelli. Great-Grandfather of Alexandrea, Joshua and Zachary Weaver. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his son Stanley A. Sosienski, Jr., brothers Frank, Joe and John Dobkowski and sisters Mary Chapman, Sophia Dobkowski and Anna Jadach. The family would like to extend a “Special Thank You” to all the nurses and staff at Neuro Surgery 6th Floor, Yale-New Haven Hospital for the excellent comfort and care they had given to Stanley.
His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue on Saturday morning at 11:00. Family and friends may call from 9:30 to 11:00. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Barnabas Church at 11:30. Entombment with full military honors will follow in the All Saints Cemetery Mausoleum.