MESQUITE, TX — Walter J. Kaminski, age 92, passed away peacefully on August 22, 2021. Mr. Kaminski was born on May 17, 1929 in Bridgeport, CT. He was the son of the late John L. Kaminski and the late Wilma S. (Merva) Kaminski.
He attended Fairfield University in Connecticut where he earned a BBA degree and was a member of the first graduating class of 1951.
During the Korean War, he served in the United States Air Force Headquarters Command, with the Auditor General Staff. He joined the Avco Systems Division in Stratford CT, which relocated to Wilmington, MA and is now part of the Textron Corporation. He retired after 32 years with them, serving in the financial area.
He was a believer in community service and served with the Boy Scouts for over 10 years and was awarded the Silver Beaver Medal for his service. He also served the Town of Wilmington as a member of the Finance Committee for 15 years. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Wilmington and a Paul Harris Fellow. Additionally, he was a member of the Polish American Veterans, Dom Polski and the Senior Group of the Holy Trinity Church, all of Lowell, MA.
Walter was the husband of the late Evelyn A. (Takores) Kaminski and is survived by his loving family, a son James F. Kaminski and his wife Marianne of Albuquerque, NM, a son Col. Michael S. Kaminski and his wife Sharon of Dunbarton, NH, a son John W. Kaminski and his wife Donna of Holly Lake Ranch, TX and daughter Lisa A. Kaminski of Holly Lake Ranch, TX.
He is also survived by his two sisters, Dolores M. Kaminski of Seymour, CT and Phyllis A. Coppolella and husband Biagio, of Shelton, CT.
He was a Grandfather to Carl R. and Alice K., children of James; Stacie Y., Stephen W., and Alexander M., children of Michael, and a Great-grandfather. He was a communicant of the Holy Trinity Church and memorial donations in his name can be sent to the Holy Trinity Polish Church, 340 High Street, Lowell, MA 01852.
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