Krawczyk, Edward WATERFORD Edward J. Krawczyk, 91, of Bluebird Court, died Sunday, March 24, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born and educated in Cohoes, he was the son of the late Michael and Kristina Krawczyk. Ed was employed for 37 years at the former Behr-Manning Co., Norton Co., and Nashua Corp. in Watervliet. He retired in 1985. He was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and served during World War II. He was a communicant of St. Michael's Church in Cohoes and was a member of the Sons of Poland in Cohoes. Ed loved his home and always had a project going. A good neighbor, he was always there to lend a helping hand to his neighbors and was often entrusted with the care of their property while they were away. He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Frances Guzek Wolanin Krawczyk. He is the stepfather of Karen Green (Leslie) of Valatie and Sharon Thompson (Harry) of Coarsegold, Calif., and stepgrandfather of Shawn and Leslie Green Jr., Jada, Carrie and Harry Thompson Jr. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He is predeceased by his first wife, Helen Skawinski Krawczyk and his siblings, Josephine Raylinsky, Sophie Bielecki, Agnes Shulusky, Walter and Stanley Krawczyk. Funeral services will be Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Route 32) Waterford with the Rev. Peter Tkocz officiating. Interment will be in St. Michael's Cemetery, Waterford. Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Special Projects Fund at St. Michael's Church in care of the funeral home office. Special thanks are extended to the doctors and nurses at St. Mary's Hospital for their compassionate care. To express your sympathy, or share a treasured memory, visit Brendesefuneralhome.com
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Published in Albany Times Union on Mar. 26, 2013