21 March 2006 — Hartford, Connecticut
Leo C Mazotas, 96, of Hartford, retired Lt Colonel, died, Tuesday, March 21, 2006 at his home. He was born in Naugatuck son of the late Anthony and Beatrice (Stelmokas) Mazotas and had lived in Hartford for most of his life. Prior to his retirement, Leo was practicing attorney in Hartford. He attended Georgia Tech and graduated from Trinity College class of 1950, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Gamma Mu. He graduated from the University of Ct School of Law in 1953. He was member of the Hartford County Bar Assn and the American Bar Assn. He was a longtime member of Holy Trinity Church, a member of the men's club of the chruch, the Knights of Lithuania, a life member of V.F.W. Post 254, a member of the Retired Officers Assn and Parkville Senior Center. Hewas a U.S Army Veteran of WWII, he attended Officer's Candidate School, and was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. He served in Panama, the U.S. and Guam.
He served in Bremen, Germany from 1946-1948 in counter intelligence and at one time commanding the Bremen Sub-region 970th CIC. He rejoined the Conn. Air National Guard as a Major April 1, 1953. Honorable discharged as a Lt Col. from the Air Guard on July 31, 1961, continued service in the USAFR unitl placed on retirement July 1, 1969. He is survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and great grandnieces and great grandnephews. He was predeceased by seven brothers, Anthony, Theodore, Joseph, Benjamin, Walter, Andrew and Edward Mazotas and two sisters, Dorothy and Eleanor Lessie.
The funeral will be Saturday, March 25, from Dillon Baxter Funeral Home, burial with full military honors will be in Mt St Benedict Cemetery.