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Walter Baldyga obituary – Middletown, CT (1941-2020)

Walter Baldyga, (78), of Middletown, formerly of Higganum, husband of the late Susan Cole (Miles) Baldyga, passed away peacefully with family by his side, Thursday, November 19, 2020 at his home. Walter was born on 12/13/1941 in Hartford, son of the late Stanley J. Baldyga Sr. and Josephine (Radziwon) Baldyga. Before his retirement, Walter was a proud member of IBEW local #35 as an electrician. Walt was fortunate to be married to Susan for 42 wonderful years where they made many long-lasting friendships while camping, traveling and cruising. He was an active member of Elks lodge 771 in Middletown and enjoyed volunteering with other members to help the local community. Walt enjoyed spending time with family and friends and will always be remembered with a cold button light in his hand and a big smile on his face. Walter is survived by three sons, Michael Baldyga of Durham, Stephen Baldyga and his wife Andrea of ​​Colchester and William Baldyga and his wife Amy of Glastonbury, a brother, Stanley J, Baldyga, Jr. and his wife Patricia of Middletown and a sister, Caroline Perez of Middletown. His sister-in-law Gail and husband William Tait of FLA and Geri Gasior of West Hartford. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Walter always had a soft spot for his grandchildren Julia, Victoria, Sofia, Sean, Olivia, Emma, ​​Kate, Madison and Jessica and held them close to his heart. A funeral liturgy will be held on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 10:00 AM at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 280 Brook St., Rocky Hill. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middletown at the convenience of the family. Pallbearers will be his three sons, grandson Sean and special family friends Edward Salinsky and John Starr. Friends may call at the Biega Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 2 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Weiss Hospice Unit at Middlesex Hospital. To share memories or express condolences online, please visit www.biegafuneralhome.com.