Timothy "Poobah" M. "Tim" Bajek

Saturday, March 25th, 1961 - Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Timothy “Poobah” M. Bajek, 57, passed from his earthly journey on Saturday Dec. 1, 2018 at East Longmeadow Nursing Center. He was born on March 25, 1961 in Springfield, MA to Jane (Boudreau) Bajek of Longmeadow, MA and the late Fred P. Bajek. He was a graduate of Longmeadow H.S. Class of 1979. Tim worked for 34 plus years as a bartender at Jiggy’s in Enfield, CT and was a big part of Jiggy’s annual Enfield Toys for Joy drive, prior to that he worked at Hallmark Cards for many years. Family was very important to Tim. He was an accomplished gourmet cook and enjoyed many gourmet dinners with family and friends. In addition to his love for cooking, he enjoyed family vacations on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard. These were very special times for him. He was also a Boston Red Sox and N.E. Patriots fan. Besides his mother and best friend with whom he lived, he is survived by three brothers, Mark & wife Nicole and their son Trevor, Stephen & Cindy, John & wife Beth and their children Molly and Patrick, and his dedicated furry friend Baxter. He is also survived by a special uncle, Peter Grzelak, aunts, Eleanor Kuhar, Bertha Stolarz, Claire Bajek, and Pauline Bajek, along with many cousins and friends including his special friends, Esther, Lori, John and Vinnie. Tim was predeceased by his father Fred (2014) his special aunt and second mother Sandy Grzelak (2018) and many other aunts, uncles and cousins. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff at East Longmeadow Skilled Nursing Center, Baystate Medical Center, Baystate Hospice and Lahey Hospital and Medical Center for the care that they gave to Tim. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Tim’s name may be made to the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Dept. of Transplantation, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803.
Tim’s family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday Dec. 5, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Browne Memorial Chapels, Enfield, CT. Funeral service will be held on Thursday Dec. 6, 2018 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Longmeadow MA (Please meet at church). Interment will follow in the Hazardville Cemetery, Enfield, CT.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels
    43 Shaker Road
    ENFIELD, CT 06082
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  • Service

    Thursday, December 6th, 2018 | 10:00am
    Thursday, December 6th, 2018 10:00am
    St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church - Longmeadow
    519 Longmeadow Street
    LONGMEADOW, MA 01106
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    Fr. C.J. Waitekus
  • Interment

    Hazardville Cemetery
    North & Elm Streets
    enfield, CT 06082
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Posted at 12:50pm
Timmy was one my dearest and oldest friends . Almost 50 years I was blessed to have him as a friend . My thoughts and memories of Timmy will last forever. Jane , Mark, John , and Stevie My deepest condolences to you and your family’s . May he Rest In Peace !

All our love, Mike, Chrissy, Sam, Jack & Luke

Posted at 09:12am
Jane, Mark, Stevie, Fuji, and families, Our warmest condolences and remembering great memories of Timmy.
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Lou Midura

Posted at 07:26am
Timmy was one of the kindest and most gentle persons I’ve ever known and a great friend in my youth. May he rest in peace in the arms of the Savior. Love and prayers to Jane, and the whole family-please know you’re in our prayers. ~ Louie & Patty

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