Melvin Kosovsky, of West Hartford, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, October 7, 2017. He was married to the late Betsy Ruth (Lebowitz) Kosovsky for 57 years. Born in Hartford, CT, he was the son of Albert and Lillian (Webber) Kosovsky. He was a United States Air Force veteran of World War II.
Mel played tennis throughout his life with great passion and competed at the collegiate level as a member of the University of Connecticut Men’s Tennis Team.
He began his career as an accountant for Aetna where he captained the company’s tennis team, and worked the remainder of his career in the insurance industry.
Mel was the father of Wendy Kern Seymour (Thomas), Joel Kosovsky (Karen), and Marshall Kosovsky (Marguerite). He was the grandfather of nine grandchildren, Bradd, Katie (Chris), Elizabeth, Alex, Brian, Matthew, Ian, Leah, Russell; and two great-granddaughters, Carolina and Annabel.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 at the Hartford Mutual Society Cemetery, Wolcott Rd., East Granby. Following the interment on Tuesday, a memorial period will be observed at the home of Karen and Joel Kosovsky. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the One America Appeal for Hurricane Relief at oneamericaappeal.org. Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford. For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Melvin, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.