John Edward Murzyn, 81, of Tolland, CT, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital after a brief illness. He was born in Hartford, CT, the son of John F. and Irene (McNear) Murzyn. Jack lived in Coventry and attended Windham High School. He graduated in June of 1955 and immediately joined the Air Force and was stationed in Alaska. He was Honorably discharged in February of 1959. Jack worked for TRW, at Pratt & Whitney as a supervisor, and as an Electrical Engineering Tech for Gerber Scientific. He lived a very private life, loved bowling, crosswords, sudoku and animals. He had many talents and in his early years played guitar and sang at both the Lakeside in Coventry, and the Free Spirit in Vernon. Jack is survived by his children, James Murzyn and wife Lisa of Coventry, CT, Tracy Ann Fisher and husband Glenn of Stuart, Florida, a brother Arthur (Art) Murzyn and wife Diane of Marlborough, CT, and former wife Carol Brolin of Coventry, CT. He was predeceased by his sister Dorothy White and husband Kenneth of Tolland and his daughter Donna Corcoran of Glastonbury.
There will be no calling hours. Family and friends will gather on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Valley View Cemetery, Baxter St., Tolland, CT for a graveside service. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.holmeswatkins.com
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