Joseph E. KaminskiJanuary 10,2013
Joseph E. KaminskiJoseph E. Kaminski
WEST RUTLAND — Joseph E. Kaminski, 74, died Sunday, January 6, 2013, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, following a long illness.
He was born on March 14, 1938, in Lynn, Mass., the son of Joseph and Anna (Hunt) Kaminski.
Joe was formerly employed as a draftsman at GE in Lynn, Mass., for many years.
He was a very patient and soft-spoken man with a great sense of humor, who easily made friends.
He had a passion for trains, planes, enjoyed animals and woodworking, and was an excellent, unbeatable, Scrabble player and loved to read the dictionary.
He is survived by his wife, Loraine of West Rutland; a stepdaughter, Kristen Carpentier and her husband Stephen of Pittsford; a stepson, Lee Hoyt of Maine; a sister, Joan Cheever of Lynn, Mass.; nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a sister, Louise Broderick of Pompano Beach, Fla.
There will be no calling hours.
Family and friends may call at the Barnard Funeral Home in Pittsford on Saturday, January 12, from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. with a memorial service to be held at 3:00 p.m.
For those who wish, memorial contributions in Joe’s memory may be made to cancer.org.
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