Dorothy M. Purzynski
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AGE: 82 • Somerset
Dorothy M. Purzynski, 82, of Edison, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014, at McCarrick Care Center, Somerset. Born in Elizabeth, she resided in Edison for 32 years. She was a bookkeeper for Bristol Myers Squibb in Hillside for 23 years before working at St. Francis Cathedral in Metuchen for 11 years, retiring in 1996.
Dorothy was a parishioner of St. Helena RC Church, Edison. She was a member of the Traveling Seniors of North Plainfield, Edison Senior Citizens, Oak Tree Group and the Bristol Meyers Retirement Club.
She is predeceased by her husband Leo Purzynski (d.1979), her sister Geraldine Bancer and her nephew Gary King. Surviving are her nephews Frank King, Raymond Bancer and one great nephew Jonathan King . The funeral will take place Friday, March 21, 2014, at 8:45am at Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Ave. (Rt.27) Metuchen (costello-runyon.com) followed by a 9:30am Funeral Mass at St. Helena RC Church, Edison. Interment is in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Visitation is Friday from 8:00am-8:45am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to
501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Costello-Runyon Funeral Home
568 Middlesex Ave
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Published in Home News Tribune on Mar. 18, 2014