George J. Kalapos Sr., age 91, of Trumbull, CT, beloved husband of Rose DeSimone Kalapos, died peacefully on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center with his loving family by his side.
Born on April 11, 1923, he was the son of the late Julius J. and Ethel Benson Kalapos. George graduated from Bassick High School and attended Bridgeport Junior College until he was drafted into the military. As a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he served as a Surgical Technician at the 178th General Hospital in Rheims, France; supporting the Battle of the Bulge. Before his retirement in 1985, he was an Experimental Test Technician at Sikorsky Aircraft, with over 27 years of dedicated service; and he was also a tool & die maker.