Cdr. Bartholomew M. "Bart" Pacofsky /Pearson was born March 20, 1928 in Latrobe West, Pennsylvania, the son of Albert W Pacofsky and Anna C Hricik. He died Jan 29, 2004 age 75 in New London, CT a resident of Groton, CT. A US Navy veteran, he served from July 1957 to Aug 1975. His father was born in Czechoslovakia. Bart changed his surname to Pearson before he died.
His wife, Winifred Ann (nee Foley) was born Jan 24, 1917 in Fall River, Mass., the daughter of Francis J Foley and Sarah A Short. She died Dec 6, 2002 age 85 in New London, CT.
* Mrs Virginia Ann Sharpe was born April 8, 1923 in Latrobe, PA and died, May 21, 1977 in Chapel Hill, NC. Buried in Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery, Chapel Hill, NC with Spouse, Lawrence Albright Sharpe (1920 - 1995)
* Mrs Veronica Agnes Koncilya born Nov 5, 1924 in Latrobe West, PA, died Feb 21, 2004 of Pacoima, CA
* Edward A. Pacofsky born 1930 in Latrobe, PA, died Thurs. Feb 21, 2008 age 78 of Kinston, N.C. Funeral March 1, 2008 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Kinston, NC.
* Regis Joseph Pacofski born Feb 21, 1934 in Latrobe West, PA, died Aug 12, 1986 of Vienna, West VA. Buried in Mt Carmel Cemetery, Parkersburg, W.VA, a . Spouse, Filomena J Pacofsky born Jan 7, 1935
Bart joined the Navy at age 17 and was the altar boy at Mass on Sundays aboard the ship "USS Orion (AS-18)". He was promoted to 1st class at age 20 and to Chief in six years! He was always a gentleman, extremely knowledgeable, kind and helpful. He was a Disbursing Clerk, one of the “Disbursing Office Gang" and did the work of two men during busy times.
Sources: CT Death Index; Social Security Applications and Claims Index; US Dept of Veterans Affairs Death; Census Records; CT Death Index; Census Records; etc.
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