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Theodore S. Gaj

July 6, 1934 - September 18, 2016

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date September 21, 2016

Theodore S. Gaj, Jr., 82, of Chicopee, died on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at home with family at his side. He was a painter for the former Digital Equipment Corporation of Westfield. Theodore was born on July 6, 1934 in Springfield and was the son of the late Theodore S. Gaj, Sr. and Mary (Waiter) Gaj. He was a communicant of the former Holy Name of Jesus Church in Chicopee, and an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. Theodore enjoyed assembling model planes and woodworking. But most of all he enjoyed being with his grandchildren. Theodore is survived by his wife, Donna (Fields) Gaj; his children, Steven Gaj and his wife Donna of Alabama, Randy Gaj and his wife, Kathy of Texas, Christopher Gaj and his wife, Claudine of Monson, Kelly Kozloski and her husband, Stephen of Monson, Scott Rooney of Chicopee and Shawn Rooney and his wife, Nicole of Chicopee; daughters-in-law, Krystle Rooney and Carrie Rooney both of Chicopee and fifteen grandchildren. Theodore is predeceased by his son, Richard Gaj and his sister, Edna Richards. A committal service with military honors will be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 1:00 pm at the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main St. Agawam, MA. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to American Parkinson Disease Association, 715 Albany St., Suite C-329, Boston, MA 02118