Fred W. Kalinowski, 91, of Newington, CT left us with heavy hearts on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at the Hospital of Central CT @ New Britain.Fred was born in New Britain, CT and was the son of the late Walter D. Sr. and Bertha (Baldyga) Kalinowski. Fred was a proud Korean War veteran and an advocate volunteer of over 30 years at the Hospital of Central CT and the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. In addition, Fred was a donor of St. Jude Children’s Research Center and a blood donor of the American Red Cross. Fred looked forward to sharing his experiences with his dear friends and expressed how much those very lives he helped actually made as much of a difference on his life. All who knew Fred admired his selflessness, modesty, and intrinsic desire to put the needs of others before his own.
Fred is survived by his brother Robert Kalinowski of Newington, CT; his sister Dorothy Northover of Lady Lake FL; his two nephews Paul Northover of MA and Craig Northover of FL; his two granddaughters Kathryn Pellegrini and LaLisa West; and his special friends Angela Circosta, Deborah Circosta, and Melissa Vancour. Fred was predeceased by his sister Dorota Kalinowski and brother Walter (Wally) Kalinowski, Jr.
Funeral rites for Fred will be held Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Ave, New Britain, Ct, with the procession departing at 10:30 am. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will follow at 11:30 am at St. Mary Church, Annunciation Parish, 626 Willard Ave, Newington, Ct. Burial with full military honors will be held in West Meadow Cemetery, Newington, Ct. The American Flag will be presented to Patricia Circosta. Relatives and friends may call at the Paul A. Shaker Funeral home from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, 282 Washington, ST., Hartford, CT 06106. www.shakerfuneralhome.com