William J. Buraczynski
1944 - 2014 HINSDALE William J. "Bill" Buraczynski Jr., 69, of Church Street, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, April 5, 2014, at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. Bill was born in Hinsdale on July 25, 1944, the son of William and Stephanie Sytnik Buraczynski. He was raised and educated in Hinsdale, graduating from Hinsdale High School, class of 1962. He had been employed as a tap and die engineer at Greenfield Mass. Tap & Die and previously worked for the Bendix Company, also in Greenfield. He retired from his vocation following over 30 years in the trade. More recently, he worked on a part-time basis as a delivery driver for Advance Auto Parts in Brattleboro. Bill was a charter member of the Warwick Mass. Lions Club and also held membership in the Hinsdale VFW
, Post #4234. He was a communicant of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Hinsdale. Bill enjoyed nature, walking, gardening, and time shared with his family. On Jan. 2, 1971, at St. Joseph's Church, he was married to Darlene Smart. Even though their marriage ended in divorce, they remained very close friends. Survivors include three daughters, Amanda Sweetser and husband, Paul, of Hinsdale, Michele Barnett and husband, Ross, of Halifax and Kristina Aldrich and husband, Aaron, of Brattleboro; two sisters, Stephanie Chase of Manchester, N.H. and Kathleen Saunders of Brattleboro; four grandchildren, Travis, Ryan, Avery, and Aurora, and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. FUNERAL NOTICE: The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. A reception will follow the services to be held at the VFW Post #1034 on Black Mountain Road in Brattleboro. Family and friends are invited to call at the ATAMANIUK FUNERAL HOME on Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m.