OXFORD – Joel D. Sulminski, 38, died suddenly on Sunday, May 31, 2020, after a long battle with addiction. He is survived by his parents, Paul J. and Susan R. (Anderson) Sulminski of Oxford; his brother, Erik P. Sulminski of Worcester; many aunts and uncles, including James Sulminski of North Oxford with whom he lived for a period of time; many cousins: and his family at GAAMHA. He was born in Worcester and lived most of his life in Leicester and Oxford before recently moving to Gardner. He graduated from Leicester High School in 2000.
Joel was currently was working as Community Based Support at GAAMHA Day Services-STREAM in Gardner. He also had worked for several transportation companies as a driver. Previously, he worked at Morgan Construction (currently Siemen’s Corporation) and Metso Automation. He loved playing baseball when he was young, and enjoyed working out at the gym, fishing, skiing, and going to the beach, even with his parents.
Memorial calling hours are Friday, June 12, 2020, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Paradis-Givner Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oxford. Gathering restrictions require social distancing, mask wearing, and limited capacity in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to GAAHMA, 208 Coleman St. Ext., Gardner, MA 01440, or to a local food bank of your choice.
Paradis-Givner Funeral Home in Oxford is directing the arrangement.
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