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Emily A. Rutkowski

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Emily A. (Szafranski) Rutkowski

July 9, 1924 - March 21, 2014

Mrs. Emily A. Rutkowski, 89, passed away at the Regency Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center on Friday, March 21, 2014.

A lifelong parishioner of St. Hedwig Church, Mrs. Rutkowski was also a member of the BVM Sodality. As a young wife and mother, she worked as a secretary. She also worked at Radulski's Bakery. During the 60's, she and her husband, John (Rudy) were active in CYO, coaching the girls basketball teams. After raising her own children, Mrs. Rutkowski found fulfillment in caring for her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mrs. Rutkowski was predeceased by her husband, John, in 2000 and by her parents, Ignatius and Emily (Hazewski) Szafranski. She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Boom (Gary) and her son, John S. Rutkowski (Mary Agnes); 5 grandchildren, Jennifer O'Connor (Daniel), Sarah Rutkowski, Kristin Davis(Daniel), Stephanie Rutkowski and John Rutkowski; great grandchildren, Kieran, Deegan, Declan, Boden, and Eli. She is also survived by her two brothers, Leonard Szafranski and Matthew Szafranski (Elaine) as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family would like to extend our thanks to the caregivers and staff at The Regency and Seasons Hospice.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, March 27, 2014 in St. Hedwig Church, Linden & S. Harrison Sts.,Wilmington, DE at 10:30 am. Visitation for Emily will be held on Thursday morning in church prior to Mass from 9:30-10:30 am. Burial will follow in Cathedral Cemetery.

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Published in The News Journal from Mar. 24 to Mar. 26, 2014
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