CHICOPEE - Stanley J. Czerwiec, 91, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Holyoke Healthcare Center, with his family by his side.
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Born Jan. 27, 1922, son of the late Joseph and Tekla (Kot) Czerwiec, he was raised and schooled in Easthampton and has resided in Chicopee for more than 35 years.
A communicant of the Basilica of St. Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr, Stanley worked at Worthington Pump Manufacturing for many years and was a longtime member of the Chicopee Lodge of Elks 1849.
Stanley was predeceased in 1995 by his beloved wife, Helen (Dzija) Czerwiec.
Stanley is survived by his loving and devoted great-niece and caretaker, Alyssa E. LaFlamme and her husband Philip and their children Andre and Peyton, of Granby; his niece and goddaughter Patricia Underwood of Easthampton; his nephew Michael Czerwiec and his children, of Easthampton; his sister-in-law Bernadette Czerwiec of Easthampton; and several other nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his brothers, John Czerwiec and Casimer Czerwiec.
Funeral services for Stanley will be held Saturday morning from the Kozikowski Funeral Home, 565 Front St., Chicopee, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Stanislaus Basilica. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.
A calling hour will precede the funeral Saturday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Stanislaus Ministry of Care, 566 Front St., Chicopee, MA 01013.
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on Apr. 20, 2013