Joseph Carl Kulbaski

May 28, 2022


Joseph Carl Kulbaski, age 82, of Manchester, CT. It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of Joseph (Joe), who left us on May 28, 2022.

He will be lovingly remembered by his beloved wife of 57 years, Sally Kulbaski of Manchester; his son, Carl Kulbaski of Manchester; his daughter, Sally Soricelli and her husband, Brad, of San Diego; and his two adored grandchildren, Kyle and Simone, who lovingly called him PopPop. He was preceded in death by his son, Kevin Kulbaski; his parents, Frank and Constance Kulbaski;  and his three siblings, Dr. Frank Kulbaski, Henry Kulbaski, and Regina Jankowski.

Joseph was born in Ashley, PA and proudly graduated from The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) with a degree in engineering. He enjoyed a long, accomplished career with the Department of Defense and served in several capacities in engineering, aerospace engineering, and quality fields. He was awarded the DCMA Civilian Career Service Award for his dedicated service throughout his career and upon his retirement Congress had a flag flown over the United States Capital in his honor.

Throughout his life Joe lived with enthusiasm and positivity…having fun and cracking jokes along the way. In his free time he enjoyed his favorite pastimes of golf, bowling, dining out, watching sports, traveling, and spending time with his grandchildren. He’ll be watching over us all with a margarita in hand (on the rocks, with salt) and a grin on his face.

A private service was held for his family.

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