Mary Zale Kozicki, 94, of Wethersfield, Conn., the beloved wife of the late Andrew G. Zale and the late William Kozicki, died on Monday (September 9, 2013). Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Joseph and Domicella Venzlauskas, she resided in the Greater Hartford area for seventy-three years. She was a life-long member of Holy Trinity Church, where since 1940, she served in leadership positions in many Church organizations, most recently on the Parish Council. She served as an office manager at Hamilton Standard Corp. for thirty years.
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Mary is survived by two daughters, Dorothy and husband, Dr. Robert Tufo of West Newton, Mass.; and Audrey and husband, Kevin Flannery of Delray Beach, Fla.; as well as a son, Dr. Andrew Zale and wife, Dorothy of Groton, Mass. She was predeceased by a son, Joseph Zale, who died in action in Vietnam. Also surviving are two sisters, Domicella Rydziel of Wethersfield, and Helen Cravath of Scranton, Pa.; her seven grandchildren, Nicole, Joseph, Christopher, Annelise, Gwendolyn, Mary and Andrew; and ten great-grandchildren.
Her funeral service will be held on Saturday (September 14, 2013), viewing hours 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Molloy Funeral Home, 906 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, Conn., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church, 53 Capitol Ave. Hartford, Conn. A private burial will be in Ellington Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Sisters of St. Francis of the Providence of God, 3603 McRoberts Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234. To share a memory with the family, please visit www.mol loyfuneralhome.com
Published in Scranton Times on Sept. 12, 2013