Lawrence Kaminsky

Lawrence Kaminsky

Saturday, August 27th, 1938 Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

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Obituary for Lawrence J. "Larry" Kaminsky

Lawrence J. “Larry” Kaminsky, 81, of Enfield, beloved and devoted husband of 61 years to Hilda (Carzello) Kaminsky entered into Eternal Rest on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. Son of the late Joseph and Bertha (Gniady) Kaminsky, he was born in the Thompsonville section of Enfield on August 27, 1938 and was a long time resident of Enfield and Springfield. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. Larry was employed as a guard for the Enfield Correction Center, and as a driver for Troiano Oil. Upon his retirement from the Correction Center, he was an Expeditor for the United States Postal Service for 20 years. Larry was also a licensed commercial pilot for over 40 years, an accomplished musician, and an avid tennis, racquetball, and Jai Alai player for many years. He was a parishioner of St. Patrick Church.
In addition to his loving wife, Hilda, Larry is survived by his children, Cheryl Santiago of Enfield, and Mary Ann Drummond and her husband Mark of Southwick, MA; his brother, Rev. Joseph Kaminsky of Elton, FL; his sister, Barbara Palmiter and her husband Clay of Suffield, 4 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, the Carzello family, and many extended relatives.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for Larry on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 10 am at St. Patrick Church, 64 Pearl St., Enfield, CT. Please meet at the church. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Adalbert’s Cemetery. For online condolences, please visit

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  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday, August 31st, 2019 | 10:00am
    St. Patrick Church
    64 Pearl St.
    Enfield, CT
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    Saturday, August 31st, 2019
    Please meet at the church
  • Interment

    St. Adalbert's Cemetery , Enfield
    Address Not Available

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Gloria Ortiz sent flowers to the family of Lawrence J. "Larry" Kaminsky.
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Gloria Ortiz

Sorry for yours loss. From the Ortiz/Warren/Santiago
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Donna Lagel

Cheryl and Family, I am so sorry for your loss of a great father who will be deeply missed. He was a wonderful husband as we could see visiting Hilda every day at Parkway where we visit our Mom. I will miss his remarks and funny comments in the gang conversations out front. My thoughts and prayers are with you all, God Bless
Comment | Posted at 08:00am via Condolence


Dear Holds and family
We met Larry at Parkway every day when he was visiting his wife. He was such a great msn. Always kind and always making you laugh. He will be deeply missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this most difficult time
With sympathy,
Anna Marie from Parkway and her sister Carolyn
Comment | Posted at 06:29pm via Condolence

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