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Thomas J. Glemboski

March 23, 1930 ~ March 11, 2021 (age 90)


Thomas J. Glemboski, 90, of Colchester, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Born March 23, 1930; he was a son of the late Joseph and Katherine (Pasternak) Glemboski. Thomas was a graduate of Bacon Academy. In 1957 he married his wife Wanda (Suroviak) Glemboski, the couple shared 56 years of marriage until she predeceased him in 2013. For years he was the owner and operator of Glem Oil serving Colchester and   surrounding towns. He also retired from the United States Postal Service as a mail carrier for Colchester residents. Thomas was a very devout man; he was a communicant of St. Andrew’s Church for years, and later a member of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church for the last two decades. He was known for being a generous man, who had a big heart, even in his retirement he continued to serve his local community by volunteering for Meals on Wheels, and organizing tag sales for St. Mary’s, St. Andrew’s and the Colchester Senior Center. In his spare time he enjoyed working with his hands in his garden.  He loved animals, especially his rescue dogs and watching and feeding the birds in his own back yard. He is survived by many other extended family members and friends. In addition to his parents and wife, he is predeceased by his brothers Leo, Edward, and Frank Glembowski, and his sister Helen Long.  Walk through calling hours will be held on Sunday, March 14, 2021 from 2-4 PM at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd, Colchester, CT. The funeral mass will be offered on Monday, March 15, 2021 at 10 AM directly at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, located at 78 Linwood Ave. in Colchester.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church 78 Linwood Ave, Colchester, CT 06415. . For online condolences, please visit   

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March 14, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home
167 Old Hartford Road
Colchester, CT 06415

Funeral Service
March 15, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church
178 Linwood Avenue
Colchester, CT 06415

March 15, 2021

11:15 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery
Route 85
Colchester, Connecticut 06415


St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church
78 Linwood Ave, Colchester CT 06415

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