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Anthony F. Dabkowski, 86, born, in Szuczyn, Poland," son of , Joseph and Ewa Modzielewska Dabkowski.

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Anthony F. Dabkowski, 86, born, in Szuczyn, Poland," son of , Joseph and Ewa Modzielewska Dabkowski.

Posted: 11 Oct 2008 8:21PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Dabkowski, Wroclawska, Giles, Parks, Modzielewska, Nagorski,

Dabkowski, Anthony F.
Anthony F. Dabkowski
Anthony F. Dabkowski, 86,
of Erie, passed away on Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at St. Mary's Home-East. He was born July 26, 1922, in Szuczyn, Poland, son of the late Joseph and Ewa Modzielewska Dabkowski. He was imprisoned in a Soviet war camp at age 17. When freed he joined the Polish Army then traveled and trained in Persia, Palestine and Iraq. During World War II he saw action at Monte Cassino where he was a medic. He was also a musician in the Army and played at various clubs. Following the war he lived in London. He moved to Erie where he met his late wife Helen Nagorski who passed away in 1993. He was a member of YMCA, Hammermill Retirees Group, the St. Casimir Senior Group and the Siebenbuerger Club. He retired from Hammermill Paper after 35 years of service. He was a long time member of St. Casimir Church Tony was a kind, quiet and unassuming man who was well liked by those who knew him. He was a devoted husband and loving father, and he worked many hours to support his family. Above all else he loved his family and will be greatly missed by them. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and three brothers, Stanley, John and Edward Dabkowski. Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Parks and husband Richard of Erie, Christine Giles and husband Patrick of Collins Center, N.Y.; one son, Edward Dabkowski of Erie; three grandchildren Meghan, Ian and Bridget Giles of Collins Center, N.Y.; one sister, Wieslawa Wroclawska of Poznan, Poland. Relatives and friends may call at the Edward J. Garr Funeral Home, 459 12th Street, Erie Pa., 16503, Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be at the funeral home on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 at St. Casimir Church. Entombment will be in Calvary Mausoleum Chapel.

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