Henry Andrew Rozborski
Mr. Henry Andrew Rozborski, 93, died Monday, April 22, 2019 in the Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, surrounded by his loving and caring daughters.
Visitation will take place in the Kowalski Funeral Home, 515 Roselle St., Linden, on Friday, May 10th. from 4:00 – 8:00PM. On Saturday, May 11th. at 8:30AM, family and friends are asked to gather in the funeral home where a prayer service will be held at 9:00AM, followed by the funeral mass to be offered in St. Theresa of the Child Jesus R.C. Church, Linden at 10:00AM. The prayers of committal will precede his burial in the family plot in St. Gertrude Cemetery in Colonia.
Mr. Rozborski, the son of the late Katherine Czebiera Rozborski and the late Peter Rozborski, was born in Bayonne, New Jersey and he was a lifelong resident of Linden, New Jersey.
Mr. Rozborski was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy. He was the recipient of many awards and medals, among them, the American Theater Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Medal with two stars, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with two stars and the World War II Victory Medal.
In recognition of the fact that Mr. Rozborski left high school early to join the U.S. Navy and defend his country in the Pacific during World War II, Linden High School appreciatively awarded Mr. Rozborski an honorary high school diploma. Mr. Rozborski was an assembler for Singer Manufacturing Company in Elizabeth, New Jersey for 34 years before he retired from there in 1980. Concurrently he also worked as part of the wait staff at the Tower Steak House in Mountainside, New Jersey from 1968 to 1996.
In his spare time, Mr. Rozborski was an avid bowler for over 40 years in many bowling leagues throughout Union County.
He was the husband of Natalie Olga Kravitz Rozborski for 67 years until her passing on May 1, 2018. Mr. Rozborski is survived by his 6 daughters, Arleen Zelonis and her husband, Kenneth, Valerie Kikolski and her husband, Thomas, Cynthia Campbell and her husband, Quintin, Deborah Raabe and her husband, Paul C., Jr., Nancy Fitzula and her husband, William and his “special angel” Susan Ann Rozborski; his 10 grandchildren, Christopher Henry Campbell, Darren Thomas Kikolski and his wife, Julie, Stephanie Susan Zelonis, Quinn Joseph Campbell, Ryan Michael Kikolski and his wife, Brittnee, Dr. Eric John Campbell, Michelle Christine Fitzula and her fiancé, Andrew, Danielle Susan Raabe, Jennifer Marie Fitzula and Jacqueline Renee Fitzula and his great grandchild, Thomas James Kikolski.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Rozborski’s memory can be made to either The Special Olympics New Jersey, 1 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Way, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 or to the Freedom Service Dogs of America, 7193 S. Dillon Court, Englewood, CO 80112.
Pop is now reunited with Mom in God’s Eternal Glory.
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