Mary B. (Jakubowicz) Kovaleski
South Windsor Conn. - Mary B. (Jakubowicz) Kovaleski 85 of The Roncalli South Windsor Care Center, formerly of 44 Windham Street Worcester Mass. died July 14 in the Center after a long illness.
Her husband of fifty three years, John J Kovaleski died in 1989. She is survived by two sons Donald J and Stanley K Koveleski both of South Windsor and two grandsons. Three brothers Joseph Jakubowicz of Powhaton Va. Stanley Jakubowicz of Clinton Mass. Chester Jakubowicz of Lancaster Mass and a sister Gladys Kalinowski of Worcester Mass pre deceased her.
She was born in Clinton Mass a daughter of Joseph and Mary (Bastek) Jakubowicz and lived in Southbridge before moving to Worcester in 1950. Mrs Kovaleski was a graduate of Clinton High School, and later worked for a time at American Optical Company in Southbridge. She was a Supervising Eyeframe Inspector.
She moved to South Windsor Conn. in 1998.
Mrs. Kovaleski was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish and its Woman's Guild.
The funeral will be held July 17th from The Henry Funeral Home 33 Ward Street with a Mass at 10:30 am in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church 34 Ward Street Worcester. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery.
Calling hours at the funeral home will be July 16th from 2 to 6pm.
Flowers may be sent or dontations may be made to The Memorial Fund of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church 34 Ward Street Worcester Mass. 01610.
Cecelia "Celia" Budzinski
Worcester - Cecelia "Celia" Budzinski 84 of 39 Queen Street formerly of 19 Endicott Street died July 12 in UMass-Memorial Hospital, Memorial Campus.
She is survived by two brothers, Sylvester Budzinski of Worcester and Daniel Budzinski of Auburn, and three sisters Olga Carlson, Virginia Gotha and Sophie Kilimonis all of Worcester. A brother Francis Budzinski of Maine died in 1981 and two sisters Eleanor Kratsch of Milford died in 1980 and Anna Mitchell of Milford died in 1993. She also leaves many nieces and nephews.
Miss Budzinski was born in Webster a daughter of Frank and Elnora (Abronzik) Budzinski and lived in Worcester for most of her life. She was educated in Worcester Schools.
The funeral will be held Monday July 16 from The Henry Funeral Home 33 Ward Street with a Mass at 9am in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery.
There are no calling hours.
The family requests that flowers be omitted and that donations be made instead to The Seven Hills Foundation 81 Hope Ave Worcester Mass. 01603.
Anna A. (Grabowski) Wise Lindberg
orcester - Anna A. (Grabowski) Wise Lindberg, 89, formerly of 101 Chadwick Street, died Friday, June 29, in St. Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center.
Her husband, Everett Lindberg, died in 1979. She leaves two daughters, Anne J. Gordon of Spencer and Janet M. Crosby of Osterville; two sisters, Dorothy Croteau and Theresa Sears, both of Worcester; 19 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren. A son, Harry M. Wise, died in 1999. A granddaughter predeceased her. She was born in Holden, daughter of Matthew and Frances (Boruch) Grabowski and lived here many years.
Mrs. Lindberg worked many years in the cafeterias of several Worcester City Schools. She enjoyed traveling, cake decorating, crewel work, and golfing.
The funeral will be held Monday, July 2, from Henry Funeral Home, 33 Ward Street, with a mass at 10:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward Street. Burial will be in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. Calling hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 1, in the funeral home.
Edmund S. Bartzak
Worcester - Edmund S. Bartzak, 87, of 52 Country Club Boulevard, died Sunday, June 24, in St. Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center.
He leaves his wife of 64 years, Catherine E. (Pielaszczyk) Bartzak; a son, Mitchell E. Bartzak of Worcester; three daughters, M. Dolores Boronski of Walpole, Maine, Lucia T. Rousseau of Spencer, and Barbara A. Molis of Meriden Connecticut; 9 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren. A brother, Joseph Bartzak, predeceased him. He was born in Worcester, son of Anthony and Heromina (Bierch) Bartzak and lived her all his life.
Mr. Bartzak was a core maker 46 years at Crompton & Knowles Company, retiring in 1977.
He was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish. He was a former member of St. Mary's Boosters, the Worcester Lodge of Elks, and the League of Sacred Heart.
A memorial Mass will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 28, in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward Street. Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 28, in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, Memorial Fund, 34 Ward Street, Worcester, MA 01610. Henry Funeral Home, 33 Ward Street, is directing arrangements.
Margaret T. (Culhane) Dymek
Worcester - Margaret T. (Culhane) Dymek, 76, of Worcester, died Sunday, June 17, at home.
Her husband of 54 years, Henry F. Dymek Sr., died June 1. She leaves two sons, Henry F. Dymek Jr. of Grafton, and Dennis J. Dymek of Southampton; a brother, Maurice Culhane of Worcester; a sister, Mary E. Paika of Worcester; 4 grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Worcester, daughter of Joseph and Annie (Himes) Culhane and lived here all her life. She graduated from the former High School of Commerce.
Mrs. Dymek co-owned and operated H.D. Display with her husband, retiring in 1977.
She was a member of Christ the King Parish, and a former member of the Emblem Club.
The funeral will be held Thursday, June 21, from Henry Funeral Home, 33 Ward Street, with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Christ the King Church, 1052 Pleasant Street. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours are from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Meals on Wheels Program, Age Center of Worcester Area, Inc., 51 Harvard St., Worcester, 01609.
Helen F. DeSavage
WORCESTER - Helen F. DeSavage, 75, of 583 Cambridge St., died Thursday June 14, in St. Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center 20 Worcester Center Boulevard.
She leaves three brothers, John DeSavage of South Yarmouth; Michael DeSavage and James DeSavage both of Worcester; five sisters, Ann Sliwoski, Aldona DeSavage and Beatrice Wiwatoski all of Worcester; Mary Delman of South Yarmouth and Virginia Laskowski of Eastham; nephews, nieces, grand nephews and grand nieces; three brothers, Joseph DeSavage, Stephen DeSavage, Adolph DeSavage and two sisters, Julia Grimaldi and Irene Gough died before her. She was born in Worcester, daughter of John J. and Anna (Zuromski) DeSavage and lived here all her life.
Miss DeSavage was a housekeeper 35 years for St.Vincent Hospital and retired in 1991.
She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and its Women's Guild and its St.Vincent de Paul Society.
Miss DeSavage studied as a novice and a postulant with the Sisters of St. Casimir in Chicago.
She enjoyed traveling and spending time at the beach.
The funeral will be held on Monday June 18 from Henry Funeral Home, 33 Ward St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 600 Cambridge St. Burial will follow in St. John's Cemetery. Calling hours in the funeral home are Sunday June 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Villa Joseph Marie, 1180 Holland Rd., Holland, PA., 18966 or to Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 596 Cambridge St., Worcester, 01610.
Leon A. Tebo, Jr.
WORCESTER - Leon A. Tebo, Jr., 70, of 2 Lafayette St., died Wednesday June 6 in his home.
He leaves his wife of 45 years, Ruth M. (Dowd) Tebo, a son, Dennis M. Tebo of Worcester; three daughters, Gail M. Tebo and Brenda J. Donnelly both of Worcester and Susan L. Hynes of Auburn; a sister, Dorothy Shombeck of Millbury; four grandchildren; one great-grandson and several nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by three brothers and one sister, Harold Tebo, William Tebo, Clarence Tebo and Beatrice McKee. He was born and raised in Sutton, son of Leon and Blanche (Sansouci) Tebo and had lived in Worcester for most of his life.
Mr. Tebo was a sanitation laborer 43 years for the City of Worcester Sewer Department and retired seven years ago.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean war serving as a Corporal with Battery A 15th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion. He received the Korean Service Medal with five bronze stars.
Mr. Tebo was a member of Vernon Hill Post American Legion and the Auburn Lodge of Elks.
He was a avid fisherman and enjoyed sports especially softball.
The funeral will be held on Saturday June 9 at 11 a.m. in Henry Funeral Home, 33 Ward St. Burial will follow in St. John's Cemetery. Calling hours in the funeral home are tonight June 8, from 6 to 9 p.m.