Joseph E. Gazek, Jr., 83, of Hendersonville passed away June 11, 2015.
Born in Hillside, New Jersey, Joseph was the son of the late Joseph and Frances Gazek.
He served in the US Marine Corps and later joined the Connecticut State Police. Joseph moved to Hendersonville in 1987 after retiring from the Connecticut State attorneyís office where he served as chief detective.
Joseph is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Anna Dwyer Gazek and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 3 PM Thursday, June 18, 2015 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1:30 ñ 3 PM prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Danbury, CT at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.