Meriden- John A. Morytko, 80, beloved husband of 58 years to Jean (McCarthy) Morytko passed away on Thursday, October 2, 2008 at Ct. Hospice in Branford. He was born October 16, 1927 in Willimantic a son of the late Michael and Mary (Gula) Morytko. John honorably served his country in the U.S.Army as a military police officer. He was a graduate of University of Connecticut and continued to be a fan of their many sports. John was also a life long member of the Hunter Golf Club. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who will be dearly missed. In addition to his wife Jean, he is survived by three sons and their wives, J. Stephen and Mary Morytko of Ashford, CT, Andrew and Carol Morytko of Ludlow, VT and Jeremiah and Joanne (Pavlick) Morytko of Wallingford, seven grandchildren, Bryan and his wife Tamara Morytko, John D. and Benjamin Morytko, Kelly and her husband Josh Cooper, Megan Morytko, and Jason and Timothy Morytko and three great-grandsons, Drew, John Tyler and Blake Morytko. He also leaves a brother, Stanley and his wife Gertrude Morytko of Willimantic, and two sisters, Mildred Lucas of Durham and Victoria Postemsky of North Windham, CT. He was predeceased by a daughter, Catherine Morytko, two brothers, Joseph and Emil Morytko and two sisters, Adele and Sophie Breault. A Catholic service will be held on Saturday, October 4 at 6 p.m. at the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 3-6 p.m., prior to the service. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Brandford, CT 06405.

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  1. Dear Jean and Family, I learned of John’s death today and wish to express my condolences. I was very fortunate to have him as my boss and mentor in the 80’s. He was the most influential man in my career.

  2. Dear Morytko Family, My deepest condolences to you on the passing of John Morytko. Especially to my dear friends Steve and Mary. George Waller

  3. Dear Morytko family, We are so sorry for your loss. Although we never met John, we have heard only wonderful things about him. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Tara & Ted Winston

  4. Steve, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. My wife Dianne just lost her father as well, so we fully understand what you and your fmaily are going through. Take one day at a time. Thinking of you during this difficult time. Andre’ Archambault & family

  5. To All of You: Fondly remembering our many years of happy family gatherings. We shall treasure these memories. We will miss John….What a great gentleman and human being. We send our sympathy and love. Roe and Bill

  6. To the Morytko Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. It is a difficult time but we hope you are reminiscing the wonderful loving times you shared together. Love to all, Kathy and Joe Winston

  7. Uncle John’s warm smile and wry sense of humor will be sorely missed! Love and prayers to his entire family.

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