Victor Szocik; 88
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Co-owner of A.C. Szocik Inc.
LUNENBURG -- Victor Szocik, 88, died at his home, on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, after being stricken ill.
He was the husband of the late Nancy A. (Burrill) Szocik, who died in 1999.
He leaves one son, Thomas H. Szocik, and his wife, Sheila; one daughter, Peggy S. Proctor, and her husband, John, all of Lunenburg; three grandchildren, Lisa Maillet, of Lunenburg, Brendan Szocik, of West Roxbury, and Briana Proctor, of Lunenburg; five great-grandchildren, three sisters, Viola Naylor, of Weymouth, Lillian Griffiths, and Evelyn Loufus, both of Lunenburg; many nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by a daughter, Gretchen Szocik, a grandson, Kevin T. Szocik, who died on September 11, 2001, three brothers, Edmond, Walter and Alfred Szocik, four sisters, Mary Riikonen, Albertina Szocik, Helen Dollak, and Adeline Ketonen.
Victor was born in Lunenburg, on January 20, 1925, a son of the late Dominik, and Helen (Jakimczik) Szocik. He graduated from Lunenburg High School, and was drafted into the US Army during World War II; He served in the 3rd Army in Central Europe.
He was the Co-owner, with his brother, Alfred, of the A.C. Szocik Inc, in Lunenburg. He was a lifetime member of St. Boniface Church. Victor was an avid gardener, and also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Above all, family was most important in his life.
SZOCIK -- A Graveside Service for family and friends will be on Monday, May 6, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., at the North Cemetery, Holman Street, Lunenburg, MA. Calling Hours will be on Sunday, May 5, 2013, from 3:00 -- 6:00 p.m. in the Lunenburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 763 Mass Avenue, Lunenburg, MA 01462. In Lieu of Flowers, Memorial Contributions, can be made to the Kevin T. Szocik Memorial Scholarship, c/o Brendan Szocik, 175 Lagrange Street, West Roxbury, MA, 02132. See www.masciarellifamilyfuneralhomes.net for further information.
Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Home - Lunenburg Chapel
763 Massachusetts Avenue
Lunenburg, MA 01462
Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on May 2, 2013