George M. Gayda Jr.

Obituary of George M. Gayda Jr.

George M. Gayda, Jr., 79, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, formerly of Bridgeport and Shelton, passed away peacefully on April 2, 2022, surrounded by his loving family.


George was born on January 2, 1943, in Bridgeport, Connecticut to the late George M. Gayda, Sr. and Mary B. (Matava) Gayda. George graduated from the University of Bridgeport with a degree in Electrical Engineering. George enjoyed a long career in electronic design that took him across the country, including living and working for many years in San Diego, California. George loved being with family most of all. He and his wife Susan enjoyed visits and vacations with their daughters and grandchildren. He loved warm weather, fishing, reading, watching the Yankees and the NY Giants. He was a car enthusiast who loved working on cars and especially enjoyed driving his Corvette. George was very handy, and he loved to tinker, completing home projects, and staying busy.


George is survived by his loving wife Susan of 18 years; a sister, Catherine (Gayda) Palovchak late husband Raymond Palovchak; a

brother, John J. Gayda and wife Geraldine, Daughters; Mary Lisa (Gayda) Hofensperger (Brain) Jeanne (Gayda) Geskes (Paul) and Beth (Gayda) Greenlee (Scott) He was predeceased by his late parents, George M. Gayda, Sr. and Mary B. (Matava) Gayda.


He had a special place in his heart for animals, especially his adored dog Ziggy. He will be missed by everyone who knew and loved him.


Per George’s wishes there were no funeral services.

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