Eleanor Tomczuk

MERIDEN - Eleanor Tomczuk, 85, wife of the late Theodore A. Tomczuk, died on Sunday, June 15, 2014, at home after a lengthy illness surrounded by her loving family.

Born on July 3, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Stephanie Sawicki, and had resided in Meriden for all of her life. Mrs. Tomczuk was employed by the Curtis Home as a nurses aide for many years before retiring. She was a parishioner of St. Stanislaus Church and Holy Angels Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Claudia LaPalme and her husband, Raymond, of Prospect; one son, Mark Tomczuk and his wife, Ivy, of Norwich; four grandchildren, Karen Joyal, William Sima III, Nicole Thompson and Pamela Sima; three great-grandchildren, Alex Tomczuk, Sophia D'Addario and Wyatt Sima; and one brother, Conrad Sawicki, of Meriden. She was predeceased by several brothers and sisters.

Friends and relatives are invited to attend a Mass of Christian burial on Monday, June 23, at 10 a.m. at Holy Angels Church, 585 Main St., Meriden. Everyone is asked to meet directly at church. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, 267 Finch Ave., Meriden, CT 06451. Arrangements are under the direction of the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 E. Main St., Meriden, CT 06450. For online condolences, please visit www.jferryfh.com.

Published in The Record-Journal on June 19, 2014