1951 - 2014 ADAMS Patricia (Kaczka) Auge, 62, of Milford, N.H., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, N.H., after a five-year courageous battle with cancer. Pat was born in Adams on June 25, 1951, a daughter of Emil and Blanche (Juras) Kaczka of Adams. She attended Adams schools, including St. Stanislaus Kostka School, and graduated from the former Adams High School with the Class of 1969. She earned an Associate's Degree from Berkshire Community College. She went on to work as a coal miner, pipefitter and welder in the state of Wyoming. Upon returning to New England, she earned an Associate's Degree from Nashua Technical College in Computers and worked for Oxford Health, HR Block and Addeco until her retirement due to health. She enjoyed nature, travelling, and especially enjoyed boating. She is survived by her husband and partner of 34 years, Bruce R. Auge; a sister, Beverly Wooster of Adams; her brother, Emil Kaczka and wife, Joanne, of Stoddard, N.H., many nieces and nephews, and her favorite pet, Ziggy. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Chrisitan Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 12 noon in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, celebrated by the Rev. John Gawienowski. Burial will be at a later date at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to https://www.ovariancancer.org/donate or Sophia Gordon Cancer Center at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center. They may be made online or may be mailed to the following address: Lahey Hospital & Medical Center ,Institutional Advancement,41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805 The PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, 13 Hoosac St., Adams, is in charge of arrangements. To leave a message of condolence, please go online to www.paciorekfuneral.com.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Jan. 28, 2014