Gilmanton — Frank Walter Dombrowski, 89, of 47 Route 106, died at his home, with his family by his side, on Sunday, June 1, 2014.
Mr. Dombrowski was born April 3, 1925 in Cambridge, Mass., the son of the late Walter and Anna (Jackaboski) Dombrowsky. He was a long time resident of Somerville, Mass. before moving to Gilmanton, N.H. thirty-four years ago. He had been employed as a shipper at Simmons before he worked for the Tewksbury, Mass. School System for 20 years, retiring in 1987. Upon his retirement, he received from Governor Michael Dukakis, a certificate of dedicated service with the Tewksbury School System which is deserving of recognition by all the citizens of Massachusetts.
Mr. Dombrowski was a communicant of St. Joseph Parish, Belmont, N.H. He enjoyed his family and loved traveling, bowling, hiking, snowmobiling and boating on Rocky Pond. He was a member of the Tewksbury-Wilmington Lodge of Elks #2070.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Gloria Louise (Hall) Dombrowski, of Gilmanton; a son, John Squires, and his wife, Mary (Cunniff), of Nashua; six daughters, Regina Marsh and her husband, Wally, of Billerica, Mass., Barbara Dombrowski of Laconia, Donna Harvey and her husband, Brian, of Loudon, Deborah Rappa and her husband, Edward, of Wilmington, Mass., Diane Nardone and her husband, Michael, of Derry, and Sandra Kenney and her husband, Larry, of Weare; twelve grandchildren, Jacky, Christine, Paula, Patrick, Jim, Lisa, Craig, Sarah, Tara, Marissa, Mikey, and Stacy; twelve great grandchildren, with one on the way, and two great, great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Parish, 96 Main Street, Belmont, N.H.
Burial will follow the Mass at 2 p.m. in the family lot in Waterside Cemetery, West Shore Drive, Marblehead, Mass.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Community Wellness Center, 22 Strafford Street, Ste 2, Laconia, N.H. 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.