Chester J. Ostrowski
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Chester J. Ostrowski, of Toms River, formerly of
Jersey City and Rutherford, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Van Dyke Hospice in Toms River. He was 89 years old, He was born in Jersey City and moved to Toms River in 1985. He graduated from Dickinson High School in June of 1941, and attended Newark College of engineering. He served as a Staff Sgt. with the U.S. Army Military Police during WWII in the Pacific Theater. He was employed for 44 years by Westinghouse Elevator Division. He was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Holy Name Society, the Rutherford Knights of Colombus, VFW Post 9503, Bayville, president of Westinghouse Elevator Div. Retirees of South Jersey, president and member of the Year of the Polish American Club of Toms River, Sect.,V. Pres., HCS Mens Club. Inducted into the HCS Mens Club Hall of Fame, Sect. and V. Pres. HCS Golf Club, Captain HCS 400 Club and a member of the HCS Choral Group.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Irene (nee Mazurowski) and his son, John Ostrowski. He is survived by his beloved wife, Joan (nee Tuchalska); his devoted sons, Chester Ostrowski and his wife Lisa, Mark Ostrowski and his wife Mary Beth; his stepson, Ralph Kowalik and his wife Donna; and eight cherished grandchildren, Matthew, Kristy, Sandra, Chester, Tyler, Erin, Cara and Kathryn.
The family will receive visitors from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 at the Bromirski Funeral Home, 221 Warren St., Jersey City. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28 from the funeral home, followed by a 10 a.m. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 25, 2013