Joseph Rudkowski, 71, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, January 14, 2020.
He was the husband of Debra L. (Rehnberg) Rudkowski to whom he was married for 42 years.
Born in Augsburg, Germany, he was a son of the late Michael and Maria (nee Grosicka) Rudkowski.
Mr. Rudkowski was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and was a recipient of the Bronze Star. He worked for Jostens as a mold and model maker for 25 years. Joe had many hobbies that he enjoyed and was known to be a jack of all trades.
Besides his wife he leaves two sons, Timothy Rudkowski and his wife Sarah of Seekonk and Thomas Rudkowski and his wife Sierra of Swansea, two grandchildren, Audrey and Theodore, two sisters, Helen Bogart and Irene Nowick, one brother, John Rudkowski and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. He was the uncle of the late Nicole Rudkowski.
His funeral and visitation will be held on Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM in His Providence Church, 262 Swansea Mall Drive, Swansea, MA 02777 with a service to follow at 4:30 PM. Burial with Military Honors will be held on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 9:45 am in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Connery Avenue, Bourne, MA. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Bags of Hope.(https://www.bagsofhopene.org/)