Douglas John Chalupsky, age 66 of Winsted, peacefully entered into eternal glory while surrounded by his family, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019.
A Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial for Douglas Chalupsky will take place Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Concelebrants will be Father Tony Stubeda and Father Stan Mader.
Readers for the Mass will be Ted Chalupsky and Glenn Chalupsky.
Gift bearers will be Curt Chalupsky, Michael Babcock, John Max, and Dustin Johantgen.
Interment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery.
A visitation will take place Sunday, Aug. 25 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. A Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. and a prayer service at 6:45 p.m.
Further visitation will take place Monday morning, Aug. 26, one hour prior to Mass at the church.
Honorary casket bearers will be Gary Chalupsky and Carl Chalupsky.
Casket bearers will be Steve Chalupsky, Ted Chalupsky, Brian Chalupsky, Matt Chalupsky, Glenn Chalupsky, Ken Chalupsky, Larry Chalupsky, and Bruce Chalupsky.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.
Doug was born Jan. 24, 1953, to Amos and Lola (Olson) Chalupsky in Buffalo.
Doug graduated from Holy Trinity High School in Winsted, and continued his education at St. John’s University where he graduated with a bachelor of science degree.
He married the love of his life, Carolyn Kritzeck, Aug. 18, 1984, at Holy Trinity Church in Winsted.
Doug was employed at Littfin Lumber Company as a salesman for 44 years. He was a very outgoing man who enjoyed getting to know people and making connections.
He enjoyed attending sporting events and any of his children’s extra curricular activities. He was also an outdoors man and an accomplished athlete who enjoyed hunting, boating, golfing, baseball, and time at his family cabin.
Doug was a member of Holy Trinity Parish in Winsted and Knights of Columbus.
His most cherished accomplishment was his family.
Doug is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Carolyn and four children, Curtis Chalupsky, Dana (Michael) Babcock, Clare Chalupsky (fiance John Max), Beth Chalupsky (fiance Dustin Johantgen), and his beloved granddaughter Sawyer Babcock.
He is further survived by his mother-in-law Lorraine Kritzeck; brothers and sisters Lorelie Yager, Gary (Lynn), Carl (Diana), Steve, Ted (Diane), Jeanne (Kent) Hierstein, Brian (Sandy), Judy, Matthew (Cindy), Glenn (Grace), Ken (Elgene), Larry (Donna), Bruce (Alice), and numerous beloved relatives.
Doug was preceded in death by his parents, Amos and Lola, father-in-law Leo Kritzeck, and brothers-in-law Joe Kritzeck, Jon Kritzeck, and Donald Yager.
The family expresses their appreciation to all relatives and friends who made an impact in Doug’s life.