The Obit For George Lubas

George Lubas

Published in Connecticut Post on September 16, 2012

George "Chick" Lubas, age 88 of Fairfield, the beloved husband of Shirley Aberman Lubas, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 14, 2012.

Born in Stratford to the late Frank and Julia Lubas, he was a lifelong area resident. George was a WWII U.S. Army veteran and P.O.W. He retired from the Moore Tool Company in Bridgeport where he was an electrical technician for many years.

George was an amazing athlete and was the captain of both his high school basketball and baseball teams. He also was a minor league baseball shortstop with the Chicago Cubs organization but entered the military when he was called to serve. He was an avid golfer, ping pong player and bowler.

In addition to his wife, George is survived by his devoted son, Robin D. Lubas of Fairfield; his brother, John Lubas and his wife, Pat of Stratford; his sister, Helen Lubas of Jacksonville, FL; and his loving grandchildren, Adam Lubas and his wife, Aimee of Boston and Amy Senna and her husband, David of Coventry.

He will also be missed by his great-grandchildren, Anthony, Jackson and Charlotte Senna and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his young son, Ricky; three brothers, Joseph, Frank and Theodore; and sisters, Dorothy and Ann.

Friends are invited to greet the family on Monday, September 17, 2012 from 2 -4 p.m. at the Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home, 50 Reef Rd. in Fairfield Center. A prayer service will be held at 4 p.m.

Interment with Military Honors will take place on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 2 p.m. in Union Cemetery in Stratford.

Memorial contributions may be made in George's name to: the Disabled American Veterans, Attn: Gift Processing at P.O. Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250.