Albert Joseph Tarnowski

April 10, 1943 ~ October 22, 2019 (age 76)


Albert Joseph Tarnowski, “Snooky”, age 76, life-long resident of Colchester, passed away at home on October 22, 2019.  Born in New London on April 10, 1943, he was a son of the late Henry and Mary (Ruszala) Tarnowski.  Albert attended school in Colchester and graduated from Bacon Academy with the class of 1961.  Albert was a talented baseball player and was accepted into the Red Sox Baseball Camp. He was also a devout fan of the Cleveland Indians.  He was a former member of the Colchester Farmer’s Club.  Albert retired several years ago after a career as a tool and dye maker for Arwood Corporation in Groton.  He will be sadly missed by many, including his wife, Carolann Violissi of Portland, CT; brother, Frank and wife Marian Tarnowski of Colchester; nieces and nephews, Brooke Vigneri, Brittney Vigneri, Michael Tarnowski, Theresa and husband Patrick Murray; his beloved dog, Dina Marie; and many extended family members and friends.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Robert Tarnowski.  Funeral services will be held at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd., Colchester on Saturday, Oct. 26th beginning with a calling hour from 9 – 10 am, followed by the funeral Mass at St. Andrew Church at 10:30 am.  Burial will be in the Linwood Cemetery.  For online condolences, please visit    

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October 26, 2019

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home
167 Old Hartford Road
Colchester, CT 06415

Funeral Service
October 26, 2019

10:30 AM
St. Andrew Church
128 Norwich Ave.
Colchester, CT 06415

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