Dudley- Anthony J. “Jimmy” Jakubowski, age 95, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2020 at his home.
Jimmy is survived by his wife of forty five years Barbara (Clarke) Jakubowski; two sons: Michael Jakubowski of Kennebunk, ME and John Jakubowski of Dudley; two daughters: Ruth Oleksiak of Crystal River, FL and Jeanne Jakubowski of Webster; two stepsons: Keith Saravo of Natick and Jay Saravo of Dudley; one stepdaughter: Dina Mallozzi of Cranston, RI; he also leaves a sister, Mary Brouillette of Dudley; eleven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; he was predeceased by a son James Jakubowski of Hernando, FL who passed away just a day before Jimmy on August 15, 2020; two brothers, Edward Kaczmarek and Hank Kaczmarek both of Dudley; four sisters: Magdelen Gromelski of Webster, Helen Ryznal of Webster, Irene Kroll of Milford, and Wanda Jarosz of North Grosvenordale, CT.
Jimmy was born in Dudley, MA on June 15, 1925 son of the late Michael and Helen (Lazarowski) Jakubowski. Jimmy lived in Dudley all his life; he served honorably in WWII as a member of the U.S. Navy; he also served the town of Dudley as a police officer for twenty-six years during which time he served as the interim chief of police, retiring from the force in 1975. Prior to joining the Dudley Police Department, Jimmy worked as a sales Representative for Deary Brothers Dairy of Dudley. Jimmy will be fondly remembered for his ability to tell a good story and his witty sense of humor; he was a longtime member of the Dudley PNA and the Sampson Naval Veteran’s Association.
There will be no calling hours and services are private. The family would like to thank the staff of Brookside for the exceptional care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial contribution to the Webster-Dudley Veteran’s Council, 4 Veterans Way Webster, MA 01570.
The Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School Street Webster, MA is honored to have been entrusted with Jimmy’s funeral arrangements.
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Webster-Dudley Veterans Council
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