Chester J. Kolinoski


Chester J. Kolinoski, 92, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2019 at his home. Born in Queens, NY on November 8, 1926, he was the son of Henry and Stella Kolinoski.

He served as a gunners mate in the US Navy and was a World War II veteran. Chester worked for the NYC Department of Sanitation for many years. In 2001, Chester and his wife moved to Ballston Spa to be closer to their daughter and their beloved grandchildren.

Chester enjoyed long car rides, morning coffee at McDonald’s, and visiting the local casinos. He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Ballston Spa. His favorite TV shows were Ninja Warriors and The Big Bang Theory. His greatest joy was his family and he treasured the time he spent with them.

He was predeceased by his brother Raymond Kolinoski. Chester is survived by his wife of 61 years Bridget, and their daughter Maureen Kolinoski of Ballston Spa; grandchildren John Holton (Ellie) of San Francisco, CA, and Matthew Holton (Jenelle) of Ballston Spa; great granddaughter Florence; and nephews Donald and Raymond.

Funeral services will be held 9:30am Tuesday, April 23 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa, where a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Saratoga Springs. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 4pm to 7pm on Monday, April 22 at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa.

Memorial contributions in memory of Chester may be made to Community Hospice of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

Guest Book

ADAM KOLINOSKI

TO MY UNCLE CHET,

YOU WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED FOR YOUR LOVE OF FAMILY. - A TRUE
GENTLEMAN - WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER YOU, UNCLE CHET

LOVE YOUR NEPHEW,
ADAM KOLINOSKI

Travis Kolinoski

TO MY UNCLE CHET,

YOU WERE LOVED AND RESPECTED. - YOU’LL BE MISSED AND NEVER EVER
FORGOTTEN, A TRUE GENTLEMAN

LOVE YOUR NEPHEW,

TRAVIS KOLINOSKI

Fallon Kolinoski

I’m Going To Miss You Uncle Chet, I Love You All From The Bottom Of My Heart
Love Your Niece, Fallon

Anthony Rutkowski

You will be missed Chet.
May you Rest In Peace.

Raymond Kolinoski

It’s so hard to believe how time passes us by, I haven’t seen you guys since my Dad passed but think of you often. I hope I can accomplish half of what my uncle Chet has, married 61 years, great Dad and husband. You will always be in my prayers uncle Chet.

Don and Vicki Kolinoski

A gentle giant who will always be loved and admired .... miss you already Uncle Chet ... heaven got our best ❤️

Jerry Gallagher

Dear Bridie, Maureen and Family
It is with deep sorrow and sadness that we send our condolences. Anyone who knew Chet as a person would have to say that he was a kind hearted, warm and friendly man. Always with a positive outlook. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.
Cousins Ellen, Jerry and Jennifer

Gerry O'Hara

Condolences from us here in Killucan, Ireland..