On Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, Mark Wisniewski, 79, quietly passed while surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Poland, he was the son of the late Kazimierz and Jozefa (Chrzanowska) Wisniewski. He came to the United States in 1964 and had been a New Britain resident for 53 years, where he was a member of Sacred Heart Church. Prior to retirement, he was employed as a tool maker with Atlantic Machine Tool, giving many years of dedicated service. With a passion for the outdoors, he loved spending time in his garden and feeding the birds. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and shooting at the range. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family, especially his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Left to honor and cherish his memory are his beloved wife, Danuta; his children, Eric Wisniewski and his wife Jill of Southington, Elizabeth Kalinowski of Southington, Rome Wisniewski and his wife Sally of New Britain, and Greg Wisniewski and his wife Lisa of New Britain; his brother and two sisters with nieces and nephews in Poland; his grandchildren, Lori Patterson and her husband Daniel, Matthew Wisniewski and his wife Rachel, Jessica Martin and her husband Jeff, Charlotte Wisniewski, Amanda Wisniewski, Daniel Wisniewski and his wife Dejah, Amy Kalinowski and fiancé Nick Debboli, Richard Wisniewski and Nicole Wisniewski; his great-grandchildren, Daniel, Andrew, Josephine, Lucas, Harper, Clara, Ava, Teresa, Meadow and Clayton. He was predeceased by a grandson, Justin Wisniewski, and a son-in-law, James Kalinowski.
His life and funeral will be celebrated on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 8:30 a.m. from Duksa Family Funeral Homes at Burritt Hill, 332 Burritt St, New Britain, with a 9:30 a.m. Liturgy of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Church. Rites of Committal will follow the Mass at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Relatives and friends are welcome to call for visitation on Monday from 5 until 7 p.m. at Burritt Hill. To share a memory or blessing with Mark’s family, please visit us online at www.burritthill.com .