Peter Jaworski

Peter Charles Jaworski

1945-2013 ANCRAM, NY Peter Charles Jaworski, 67, of Ancram, N.Y., passed away peacefully on July 1, 2013 while vacationing with his family to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Peter was born on September 5, 1945 in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late M. John and Victoria Jaworski, (nee Fremer). In 1966, Peter graduated from Saint Francis College in Brooklyn with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy. A lifelong middle school teacher, Peter began his teaching career in 1967 at Our Lady of Angels School in Brooklyn. In 1970, he moved upstate to Ancram and taught 7th and 8th grade science at Searles Middle School in Great Barrington, Massachusetts for 35 years. Peter touched the lives of many students at Searles, many of whom later entered into a science-related profession.

In 2005, he retired to his country home in Ancram.

A lifelong licensed amateur radio operator who held the call sign KW2D, Peter was an active member of the Rip Van Winkle Amateur Radio Society.

Peter was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Regina A. Jaworski (Ryczek); and his brother Thomas P. Jaworski of Great Barrington.

Peter is survived by his twin brother, Brother Simon Jaworski, OSF, of Centerport, N.Y., and by his three sons, Peter S. Jaworski (Janet) of Fairfax, Va., Matthew J. Jaworski (Kelley) of Troy, N.Y., and Charles J. Jaworski (Michell) of Rock Hill, SC. He was the proud grandfather of Emily, Sophia, and William.

FUNERAL NOTICE: A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, July 15, 2013 at Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church in Copake Falls, New York. Private internment will take place at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be offered to the Community Hospice of Columbia-Greene Counties, 47 Liberty St. Catskill, NY 12414.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Funeral Home

Twiford Funeral Home
500 Budleigh Street Manteo, NC 27954

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on July 10, 2013