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James Thaddeus Dombrowski

April 21, 1955 ~ November 3, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old

James Dombrowski Obituary

Dombrowski, James

Brighton, Michigan


His Legacy… James Thaddeus Dombrowski, age 68, passed away November 3, 2023.  He was born on April 21, 1955, in Detroit, Michigan to Zigmont and Olga (Harkaway) Dombrowski.  Jim married the love of his life, Rennia Kowalski, on April 23, 1976 at Our Lady Queen of Apostles Catholic Church in Hamtramck, Michigan.  He was an avid insulator collector and car enthusiast.  Jim enjoyed going to the annual Woodward Dream Cruise, and loved his model cars and Corvette.  He was also a Detroit Lions and Tigers sports fan.  One of his favorite pastimes was walking his dog, Ivy.  Most of all, Jim loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids.  Whether it was taking family vacations to Florida or simply having a family dinner together, Jim was happiest when they were all together.  He will be greatly missed.

His Family…  Jim will be missed by his wife Rennia; his children, James Joseph and Jennifer (Mark Vantine); grandchildren, Sophia and Beckham; and his dog, Ivy. He is preceded in death by his sister, Maryann (Paul) Baumgartner, and his parents, Zigmont and Olga Dombrowski.

His Farewell…  Jim’s family and friends will gather Friday, November 10, 2023 from 2:00pm – 7:00pm at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Howell Memorial Chapel in Howell, Michigan.  His Community Farewell will follow at 7:00pm.  Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association.  Please leave a message of comfort for Jim’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign his guestbook at

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Gathering of Family and Friends
November 10, 2023

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Borek Jennings Funeral Home - Howell Memorial Chapel
1700 W. Highland Rd.
Howell, MI 48843

Community Farewell Service
November 10, 2023

7:00 PM
Borek Jennings Funeral Home - Howell Memorial Chapel
1700 W. Highland Rd.
Howell, MI 48843


American Heart Association
26555 Evergreen Road, Ste 570, Southfield MI 48076
Tel: 1-248-936-5800


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