Gerald W. Kubik Sr., age 71, of Milford, beloved husband of Patricia Jawoisz Kubik, passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014 in his home.

Gerald, a retired engineer for Sikorsky Aircraft was born in Bridgeport to the late Frank and Mary (Huly) Kubik, and has been a lifelong area resident.

He was a member of the Sikorsky Retirees Club, and in his retirement, worked as a parking attendant and handyman at Jimmy’s of Savin Rock in West Haven, where he was loved by all.

Gerald also had a great passion for classic cars, and took great pride in restoring his beloved 1967 Pontiac LeMans. He was an avid fan of college basketball, especially cheering on the U-Conn men’s and women’s teams, reading military books, and tending to his garden. Above all else he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his cherished grandchildren.

Survivors in addition to his beloved wife of forty-eight years, include his devoted sons, Gerald Kubik Jr and his wife Kerrie of Orange, Joseph Kubik and his wife Megan of Seymour, and Richard Kubik of West Haven, 4 cherished grandchildren, Malyssa, Joseph, Eva, and Emery, his brother Ronald Kubik and his wife Gail of Milford, a niece and a nephew, and his cousin and best friend Carl Pisacane.

The Kubik family would like to thank the staff of Seasons Home Hospice, especially MaryJo Shulick and Keisha Clarke, for their kind and loving care.

Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, October 14th at 9 a.m. in the Adzima Funeral Home 50 Paradise Green Place Stratford, and at 10 a.m. in St. Ann’s Church, Devon for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be private. Friends may call on Monday from 4-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers those desiring may make donations in Gerald’s memory to Seasons Hospice at www.seasonsfoundation.org or to the Norma Pfriem Cancer Center 267 Grant St Bridgeport, CT 06610.

For more information or to make an online condolence please visit www.adzimafuneralhome.com.