Anthony “Tony” J. Bajorek, Sr., 76, of Vernon, passed away peacefully Friday, March 22, 2019 at Vernon Manor with family by his side. Born to the late Joseph and Natalie (Lutski) Bajorek, Tony grew up in Portland, CT. Following his college graduation from UConn, Tony proudly served in the US Army, which included a tour of duty in Vietnam. He raised his family in Prospect, CT where he was an active member of the community. Tony’s previous employers included Coopers & Lybrand and Valley Cablevision. He enjoyed traveling and at one time owned Uniglobe Travel Agency in Waterbury. In Tony’s later years, UConn basketball and football, the Boston Red Sox, and the New England Patriots brought much joy and entertainment, as did a walk, a good meal, and visiting with friends. Tony is survived by son Tony Bajorek, Jr and wife Laurie; daughter in law Debra Bajorek; grandchildren Tim, Jessica, Ian and Abigail; and former wife Jean Bajorek. He was predeceased by his parents, son Jason, and longtime companion Joyce Dowling. The family wishes to thank those who have helped care for Tony over the last several years. Relatives and friends may join the family on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 4-6 pm at Burke-Fortin Funeral Home, 76 Prospect St, Rockville. A Remembrance Service will take place at 6 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to www.hvcchelps.org.
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