John J. Czernicki, 57
Webster - John J. Czernicki, 57, died Sunday, as he was to return to work on Monday after his recovery from recent surgery, he passed in his sleep after a day of fishing and fun with his family on Webster lake.
He leaves his wife, Sandy (Shaw) Czernicki, two daughters: Tara Czernicki of Webster and Stasia Czernicki of Woodstock, CT, two brothers: Daniel Czernicki and his wife Theresa of Lothian, MD, Edward Czernicki and his wife Jeanne of Webster. Several aunts, nieces and cousins.
He was born in Worcester, MA, the son of the late Anthony J. and Stasia (Milas) Czernicki. John was an athlete at Bartlett High School class of 1973 . He graduated from Worcester Poly Tech.
He lived in Webster all his life a former fire fighter for Webster Fire Dept. John was a 33 year member of the Teamsters local 170. He was an avid fisherman he enjoyed golf and candlepin bowling. A part of the Czernicki Champion bowling family that put Webster in the news many times. He will be deeply missed by all his customers on his delivery route for Atlas Distributors.
John was a member of Webster Lake Anglers , Auburn/Webster Elks and was also inducted into the Candlepin Hall of Fame in 2011.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 28 from Bartel Funeral Home & Chapel, 33 Schofield Ave., Dudley with a Mass at 10 AM in St. Joseph Basilica, 53 Whitcomb St., Webster. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Garden Of Peace Cemetery, Webster. Calling hours will be Thursday from 5 to 8 PM . www.bartelfuneralhome.com
Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette from June 23 to June 25, 2013