(3/29/13) SELBYVILLE, Del. — Henry A. Markowski, 89, of Selbyville, Del., and formerly of Forest Hill, Md., died Monday, March 25, 2013, at home. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Theodore and Helen (Lubinska) Markowski.
Mr. Markowski had been a quality assurance worker for the federal government and then for General Dynamics Engineering. He was a decorated WWII veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds he received over Germany during a bomber mission flown from Thorpe-Abbotts Field in England. He was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church in Ocean City, the DAV, the Bloody 100th Bomber Group and a life member of VFW Post 8672 in Jarrettsville, Md. He was also an avid outdoorsman and blood donor, and he enjoyed bowling.
He is survived by two sons, Thomas H. Markowski and his wife, Frances, and Gary A. Markowski and his wife, Judy; two daughters, Karen A. Denney and her husband, Bob, and Mary A. Mignini and her husband, Anthony; a brother, Thaddeus Markowski; a sister, Theresa Osietski; 13 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Angela A. Markowski in 2009; a daughter, Marguerite E. Donovan; and seven adult siblings.
A funeral service was held Thursday, March 28, at Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville. Father Anthony Cardone officiated. Entombment will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 29, at Bel Air Memorial Gardens in Bel Air, Md.
Letters of condolence may be sent to the family at www.hastingsfuneralhome.net.