Frank W. Wroniak

frank wroniak
Frank W. Wroniak, age 22, of Windham, formerly of Andover, passed away on Jan. 10, 2014. Frank was born in Hartford on May 13, 1991, the son of Gina Aszklar Wroniak of Ellington & Thomas Wroniak. He is the maternal grandson of Frank & Regina Kovalick Aszklar, Jr. of Windham, with whom he resided, and paternal grandson of the late Walter & Marie Wroniak. Frank also leaves many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He loved animals, especially his dog Jade, his dirt bikes and his hockey. He played hockey since he was 3 years old, recently with the Boston Junior Blackhawks. Frank was currently employed by the Birch Mountain Earthworks of South Windsor. Friends may visit with his family on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 West Center St., Manchester and may attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, Jan. 16th at 11:00 AM in St. Christopher Church, 538 Brewer St., East Hartford. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, East Hartford.

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  1. Always loved seeing you at the paintball field my man. I’m lucky to always have those memories. You were a great friend. I love you brother and I’ll see you on the other side.

  2. Frank <3 sitting here with some friends having a brew and remembering/celebrating your life buddy. I will miss seeing you around and always will remember your kind soul and wild nature. Love you Frank. Rest easy fly high babe xoxo

  3. Frank was a classmate of our daughter in elementary school in Manchester and a good friend to all the kids there. We are so sorry about this horrible loss. — Chris, Donna, and Stephanie Powell.

  4. Frank you and my sister Mary were like brother and sister, I remember you coming to my house and one of my goats knocked you over. When my sister first met you in 3rd grade you and her were running around the playground and she fell and scraped up her knee. Gina you have been like a second mom to my sister and I. I am so sorry about Frank. I will always be here if you need me. Frank rock the heavens. You will be greatly missed little bro.

  5. Frank, I simply cannot come to grips with your loss. I’ve been in your life since you were 10, growing up with my son Jason, the great times at the farm, and the quality and special times we’ve shared over the past year. Both of us building the pond in the back yard in memory of Jason. I simply could never imagine the loss of my son Jason last May and the void I live with and now you Frank my surrogate son. How I am going to miss our daily texts to each other, checking on each others whereabouts and how our days were going. I love you very much and will miss you tremendously. I will think of you everyday and hope that you are at peace and with Jason. All my Love to you Frank…Dad – Mark Derench and the Derench family.

  6. Frank, My best friend. I think of all the great times we’ve had and somehow continue to stumble across another one. You were always there for me and showed support when needed. All of our journey’s always ended with a laugh even if we didn’t succeed; fishing, bowling, snowboarding, dirt biking, r/c cars, ice skating, sledding, shooting, and so many more. You will ALWAYS be in my heart and still be by my best friend whether I get to see you all the time or not. You leave me with all the good times and great memories we had together. Can’t wait to see you in the next life. Love you and miss you bro,

  7. Frank, thank you for all the memories we shared.. your kindness, generosity, and carefree spirit affected anyone you came in contact with. You will be missed <3

  8. Frank, You will be sorely missed by the hockey community as a great guy who really loved and respected the game of hockey. IJHL Commissioner Charles Nielsen

  9. I have wanted to stop over many times to console you during this time of suffering. I believe he knows of your presence when you visit and decorate his grave. I never knew any of you or your family but live across the street from the cemetery. I see many funerals and many mourners but never have I seen such dedication that it prompts me to cross the street and to learn about him. I wish you the deepest of peace and hope that Jade does’t suffer too much as well.. Remember he needs you now too..

  10. I remember Frank as a humorous and kind student. He gave me my cat – Taz. Rest in peace in God’s loving hands.

  11. My deepest sympathies to you at your time of loss,it was an honor to have known and coached Frank. Coach Alex Campbell

  12. My deepest sympathy & respect to the Wroniak family. You were a great guy and always fun to be around. You will be greatly missed.

  13. Regina, Frank, Gina and Tom, My condolences to you all! Regina you and I used to work together on Albany Ave so many years ago….I just wanted you all to know how sorry Dave and I are to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you.

  14. Remembering Frank when he was first born holding him in our arms and watching him grow into this vibrant fun, little boy are the memories we hold in our heart. I have a picture of Frank in his denim jacket and jeans as a baby what an infectious smile! No words can help the sadness felt by Gina and Tom and Frank and Regina and all of Frank’s Family. Just know that your son, grandson and friend left his mark here on earth and is now onto a different chapter resting in the hands of our lord. Peace be with you all at this time.

  15. So very sorry to hear about the untimely death of Frank. There is little comfort in words but I hope that you can find some comfort in your many special memories and in the thought of the happy times you all shared. I extend my sympathy to the family.

  16. To the family of Frank W. Wroniak: What a lovely ballett, allow me to express my condolence for the lost of your son, gr son, nephew and other related member of the family. My heart goes out to your loosing someone so tender in years. I found comfort in a brochure .When Someone You Love Dies. you too can visit this web site and download or purchase videos, brochures, books or magazines of your choice on a voluntary donation basis. May God Comfort you in this time of grief.

  17. Tommy & Family: My most sincere condolences on Frank’s passing. May God bless Frank, Tommy and the rest of the family as well.

  18. Tommy & Gina, My deepest sympathy at the passing of your beloved son…nobody but a parent can even start to imagine the loss and the pain that you both must be feeling at this time…I pray that God grants you both strength and His love in your time of grief…You and your son and family members will be in my prayers… T J Palmer (Ret. LT HPD)

  19. Tommy & Gina, My family and I, sends our prayers and heartfelt sympathy out to you and your family. And may the peace of God be with you all.

  20. We are so sorry for your loss. We have fond memories of Frank as a KinderBear in our class at Assumption School. We will always remember his love of life and his fondness of animals. Fondly, Mary Mitchell & Liz Barry (Frank’s Kindergarten teachers)

  21. We will always love you as a great person and member of the Boston Junior Blackhawks. You made great sacrifices in time and travel to play a game you loved. God Bless Coach Salsman and all the Blackhawks..

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