Robert (Bob) Joseph Korwek, 82, of Wallingford and Tequesta, FL, formerly of North Haven, answered God’s call on Saturday, November 23, 2013 following a brief illness. Robert leaves behind his beautiful wife of 58 years Elizabeth Korwek. Born in New Haven on June 7, 1931; son of the late Alexander and Lillian Baranski Korwek. Robert owned and operated Atlas Auto and Boat Covers of East Haven for over 50 years. He was a member of the CT National Guard and the Knights of Columbus. Father of Michael Thomas Korwek of Guilford, Keven John Korwek of Madison, Jane Frances Pisani (Nunzio) of Southington, Peter Garry Korwek (Kelly) of Hamden and Robert Joseph Korwek, Jr. of Branford. Grandfather of Christopher John Lima of Southington, Paige Elizabeth Korwek, Kevin John Korwek II both of Madison, Kaitlyn Elizabeth Korwek and Patrick Garry Korwek both of Hamden. Great grandfather of Alora, Christian and Alyssa Lima. Brother of Roberta Stoyak of Ocala, FL. Brother-in-law of Marie Dowding, Sr. Mary Jane Garry, CSJ, Barbara Ann Cronin (John) and John Garry (Barbara). Also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter-in-law Donna Banard Korwek, a grandson Alan Lima, Jr. and brothers John, Stanley and Frank Korwek. The family would like to thank the nurses at Yale New Haven Hospital (5-2, 5-3), CT Hospice and especially Betsie Dogherty, his nurse from The Heart Care Clinic.
His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Monday morning Dec. 2ND at 9:30. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Church of the Resurrection, Wallingford at 10:00 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Sunday Dec. 1ST, from 4 to 7 pm. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405 or the Church of the Resurrection, 115 Pond Hill Road, Wallingford, CT 06492.