Joan M. Dombkowski


Joan M. Dombkowski of Bridgehampton died on July 10th. She was 87.

She was born on October 29, 1928. She was the daughter of Anna Mae Silvey and William Gerlach. Mrs. Dombkowski grew up in Sag Harbor. In 1947 she married Mitchell Dombkowski, who predeceased her in 1999. They had two sons, Mitchell Jr. who also predeceased her in 2000, and Bruce. She worked as a housekeeper for a family in Southampton and a family in Bridgehampton for over thirty years. They were both very fond of her and thought of her as family. They still kept in touch with her until she passed away.

Mrs. Dombkowski enjoyed doing needlepoint and word search puzzles. She was a member of the Red Hat Society for a short time. She also enjoyed watching her “stories” on television.

She is survived by her son Bruce, her daughter-in-law Joanne and her two grandsons Nicholas and Joseph.

Visitation services were held on Thursday, July 14 at O’Connell Funeral Home in Southampton. A Funeral Mass was held on Friday, July 15 at the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church in Bridgehampton. Interment was at the Sacred Hearts Cemetery in Southampton.