Stella K. (Lakama) Lorusso
WORCESTER - Stella K. (Lakama) Lorusso, 79, of 5 Nipmuck St., formerly of 49 Pleasant Valley Dr., died Friday May 11, in her home.
Her husband, Daniel Lorusso died in 1953.
She leaves two sons, Daniel P. Lorusso of St. Louis, MO., and John M.P. Lorusso of Worcester; three grandsons, Mark Lorusso, Daniel Lorusso and Anthony Lorusso and several nephews and nieces. She was born in Charlton, daughter of John and Catherine (Misiasek) Lakama and lived most of her life in Worcester.
Mrs. Lorusso was an expeditor 25 years for State Mutual Life Insurance Co., now Allmerica and retired in 1989.
She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church and the 49er's Club of Lincoln Village. She enjoyed working with crafts, was an avid reader and played the organ.
Mrs. Lorusso graduated from Commerce High School.
The funeral will be held on Tuesday May 15, from Henry Funeral Home, 33 Ward St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward St. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Southbridge. Calling hours in the funeral home are Monday May 14 from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Czestochowa Memorial Fund, 34 Ward St., Worcester, 01610.
Carol A. Cook
WORCESTER - Carol A. Cook, 60, of 10 Dorrance St., died Wednesday May 9 in Boston Medical Center, Boston.
She leaves her son, Kenneth F. Cook of Worcester; two sisters, Gloria O'Connell and Rose DeMarco both of Worcester. She was born in Worcester, daughter of Mary Cook and lived here all her life.
Ms. Cook was a housekeeper for Providence Extended Care Center in Worcester and has been working there for 12 years.
She was graduated from Commerce High School.
She enjoyed working with crafts and gardening.
A service will be at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Contributions in her memory may be may to the Scleroderma Foundation, 12 Kent Way, Suite 101, Byfield, MA., 01922. Henry Funeral Service, 33 Ward St., is directing service arrangements.
Boleslaus A. "Bill" Baronsky
Worcester - Boleslaus A. "Bill" Baronsky, 77, of 35 Fifth Avenue, died Tuesday, May 8, in St. Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center.
He leaves his wife of 52 years, Irene M. (Grabowski) Baronsky; two daughters, Christine A. Lussier of Albion, Maine and Patricia J. Fulmer of Ayer; two sisters, Rose S. Kasabula of Sutton and Helen S. Baronsky of Worcester; 4 grandchildren; nephews and nieces. A brother, Charles Baronsky, predeceased him. He was born in Worcester, son of Alphonse and Sophie (Michalowski) Baronsky and lived here all his life. He graduated from the former High School of Commerce and Worcester Boys Trade School.
Mr. Baronsky was a toolmaker for many years at General Electric- Telechron in Worcester, then Ashland, retiring in 1988. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.
He was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish, the Polish American Veterans of World War II, and the Polish Naturalization Independent Club.
The funeral will be Saturday, May 12, from Henry Funeral Home, 33 Ward Street, with a mass at 9 a.m. in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward Street. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours are from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Members of Polish American Veterans of World War II will conduct a ritual at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Sophie (Zawalich) Niksa
Worcester - Sophie (Zawalich) Niksa, 78, of 80 Granite Street, died Tuesday, May 8, in Holy Trinity Eastern Orthodox Nursing Center after an illness.
Her husband, Zygmunt Niksa, died in 1999. She leaves two sons, Lou Niksa of Florida and Gene Niksa of Charlton; a daughter, Jean Majka of Worcester. A son George Niksa of Worcester died in 1970. She also is survived by four grandchildren and a great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
She was born in Poland, daughter of Boleslaw and Anna (Mierzejewski) Zawalich, and came to this country in 1963. She was educated in Poland. Mrs. Niksa worked as a Housekeeper at Saint Vincent Hospital for several years retiring in 1984.
The funeral will be held Saturday, May 12, from Henry Funeral Home, 33 Ward Street, with a Mass at 10:30 am in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward Street. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery.
Calling hours at the funeral home are from 6 to 9pm on Friday.
Tyler A. Zawalich
Leicester - Tyler A. Zawalich, infant son of Francis J. Zawalich, III and Keri (Casey) Zawalich, of 9 Watch Street, Rochdale, died Friday, May 4, in UMass-Memorial Medical Center- Memorial Campus.
Besides his parents, he leaves his paternal grandparents, Francis J. Zawalich Jr. and Kathleen (Kelley) Zawalich of Worcester and Patricia Bonnette of Auburn; his maternal grandmother, Deborah Casey of Whitinsville; his maternal great grandmother, Jeanette Casey of Shrewsbury; his paternal great grandmother, Agnes Kelley of Worcester; aunts, uncles, cousins. He was born in Worcester.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, in Notre Dame Cemetery, 162 Webster Street, Worcester. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to UMass-Memorial Foundation, NICU Fund, 16 Shaffner Street, Worcester, MA 01605. Henry Funeral Home, 33 Ward Street, Worcester, is directing arrangements.
Zofia (Burzynski) Lipinski
Worcester - Zofia (Burzynski) Lipinski, 92, of 640 Main Street, died Tuesday, May 1, in St. Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center, after being stricken ill.
Her husband, John Lipinski, died in 1952. Her son Zygmunt Lipinski of Leicester died in 1996. She leaves two grandchildren, William Milewski of Spencer and Diane Milewski of Worcester; a daughter-in-law, Teresa Milewski of Leicester; 2 great grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Two brothers, John and Boleslaw Burzynski and a sister, Helena Kisiel, predeceased her. She was born in Worcester, daughter of Hieronim and Marianna (Jankowska) Burzynski, and lived here most of her life.
Mrs. Lipinski was a waitress at several area restaurants before retiring. She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish.
The funeral will be held Friday, May 4, from Henry Funeral Home, 33 Ward Street, with a mass at 12 noon in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward Street. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours are from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the funeral home.
Joseph G. Glavickas
Worcester - Joseph G. Glavickas, 87, of Worcester died Monday, April 30, in Saint Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center.
He is survived by his wife of sixty four years Anna A (Stelmok) Glavickas, a son Joseph A. Glavickas of Worcester and Boston, three sisters Antonia Wackell, Martha (Margaret) Phillips and Julia Karpawich all of Worcester. and nieces and nephews. A brother Matthew J. Glavickas of Worcester died in 1995.
He was born in Worcester a son of Joseph and Mikalina (Kvietkauskaite) Glavickas and lived in Worcester all of his life. A graduate of the former High School of Commerce, he later joined the Worcester Police Department where he worked as a Police Office for thirty two years, before retiring in 1978. He patrolled the Main and Front St. area of downtown Worcester for twenty years. In 1961 he transferred to Police Headquarters and began working in its Teletype and Communication Unit.
Mr. Glavickas was a longtime member of Our Lady of Vilna Parish, The Worcester Police Relief Association, The Worcester Fire and Police Association, The Greendale Retired Men's Club snf The Lithuanian Social Club.
The funeral will be held tomorrow Thursday, May 3, with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Vilna Church 151 Sterling Street. Burial will follow in Saint John's Cemetery.
Calling hours at the funeral home are Wednesday, May 2, from 4 to 7pm.
The family requests that flowers be omitted and doantions be made instead to The Building Fund of Our Lady of Vilna Church, 153 Sterling Street Worcester Mass 01610.