Stanley J. Niziolek

stanley niziolek

April 22, 1957 ~ June 18, 2021

Born in: New Haven, CT
Resided in: Hamden, Connecticut

Stanley J. Niziolek, age 64, of Hamden, passed away on June 18, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in New Haven, CT on April 22, 1957 he is the son of Alma Hopke Niziolek of Hamden and the late Stanley J. Niziolek, Sr. Stanley is survived by his wife, Karen Simpson Niziolek, with whom he shared a life of 47 years; his two loving daughters Jessica and Stephanie Niziolek; his two grand-kitties Pipi and Ipsy; his sister Sandra Capuano of Virginia Beach, VA; his mother in-law Kathryn Jester of West Haven; his brother in-law Gregory Simpson of West Haven; and his many nieces and nephews Julie, Amy Clinard (Jeremy), Carissa, great niece Cyndi Capuano, Zachary, Jacob, and Hannah Simpson. Stanley was also a fiercely loyal friend to many and leaves his extended family Michael and Carole Mormile of Guilford; Timmy and Susan Byrd of Bristol; and Kevin and Liza Curry of Massachusetts. A resident of Hamden all his life, Stanley was a former coach for the Hamden Father’s Baseball & Softball Association where he coached his younger daughter, Stephanie, and played guitar in a local band, Savage, in the 70s. He was an account manager for Kaman Industrial Technologies for over 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, attending heavy metal concerts with his daughters, playing his guitar, and spending time with his wife and daughters.
Friends may visit with his family on Thursday, June 24th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Avenue, Hamden. During this time there will be a Prayer Service at 6:00 pm. Burial will be private. Contributions in Stanley’s memory may be made to The Masonic Charity Foundation of CT at P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492-7001.


Visitation: June 24, 2021 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden
2300 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518


Prayer Service: June 24, 2021 6:00 pm

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden
2300 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518


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  1. Deepest sympathies to Karen (sis), Stephanie and Jessica. Love you all. God watch over you all and you now have a guardian angel to watch. Stan will always be in your hearts.

  2. Prayers of love to the Niziolek family. I’m so very sorry. May you find comfort in each other.

  3. Karen- I am so sorry for your loss. You and the girls are in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Stan was a wonderful, funny, kind man. I am so happy I knew him. Sending love and hugs to Karen, Steph, and Jess. Find comfort in your love for each other. xoxo

  5. So very sorry for your loss. I have known Stan through most of my years working at Otis. May you always keep your memories close to your hear. In sympathy.

  6. Please accept our deepest sympathies for Your loss on behalf of My family and everyone at the ABB Baldor New England District Office in Wallingford. Stan was a great man with excellent taste in music, he will be missed.

  7. Karen, Jessica & Stephanie

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. I’ve known Stan for many years throughout my Kaman and Dodge career. He was a tremendous individual – always a pleasure to work and be around with.
    You’re all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

  8. I’m so sorry for you all and so saddened to hear this. Stash, my old bandmate and since then, my “Stop and Shop” buddy (where we’d always bump into eachother and talk), God bless you, Stash and your beautiful family.

  9. Karen,Steph,and Jess,
    Our hearts are deeply saddened; they say where there is much grief, there was great love.
    May Stan’s soul rest peacefully with our Lord, and may your warm and loving memories give
    you peace and healing. I knew him for 24 years and he truly was an incredible man whose legacy
    was his unending love and devotion to his family and his willingness to fight for time spent making memories with them. We were privileged to have known him. God be with you, and Godspeed my dear friend Stan…….
    Lisa Aurora and Arnie Muniz

  10. Thinking of you all, sending love and hugs across the sea. Love you all. RIP Stan, I will get my hug one day!
    Love from Lisa,Paul,Jack,Milly xxxx

  11. My thoughts and prayers to Stan’s family and friends. He left a positive impression on everyone he met. A great and caring person. He will always be remembered and truly missed.

  12. Karen, Jessica and Stephanie sending hugs to all of you, so saddened to hear od Stosh’s passing, he was a very nice man whom I will always remember for his friendly smile. I am praying for you and your family. God Bless

  13. Little did I know this man but a smiling face coming to our restaurant to get sandwiches.
    I am so sorry for your lost and I will miss him. He always made my day a lot brighter when I saw him coming in.
    Praying for you all.

  14. God Bless the family of Stan Niziolek! I worked with Stan at Kaman for many years. He will be truly missed!

  15. To Karen, and girls,
    I’m so very sorry for your loss.. Stan was a very sweet, and gentle man. I have such nice memories of him from High School..❤️❤️❤️ Sending you love, hugs and heartfelt sympathy.. 🙏

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