Amelia Symanski King
West Whately, MA — Amelia "Millie" (Symanski) King, 98 died Sunday, May 2, 2021. She was surrounded by her devoted and loving family.
Millie was born in West Whately, MA on February 5, 1923, the daughter of Peter and Mary (Narewski) Symanski. She attended school in Whately and graduated Smith Vocational School in Northampton, MA.
Millie was married to Charles W. King of Greenfield, MA on July 1, 1944. She lived in East Harford, CT for 73 years, then with her son and daughter in-law in Corinth, VT and Wheelock Terrace.
Millie was an active member of Blessed Sacrament Church in East Hartford, CT serving as a Eucharistic Minister for many years and was an active volunteer and participant in Wednesday evening Bingo. She always enjoyed weekly card games with friends and family. Millie retired from Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford, CT after 42 years working mostly the mid-night shift for the convince of her family. She was also a former member of the Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Club.
Millie is survived by her son Charles (Jr) and his wife Michele of Justin, TX, son James and his wife Donna of Corinth, VT, grandchildren Nathaniel, Daniel, Elizabeth, Jessica, Andrew, great-grandson Parker and great-granddaughter Tyler born on the day of her death. She is also survived by her brother Edward Symanski of North Hatfield, MA. Millie was still the special "Auntie Melia" to many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased in death by her loving husband of 63 years Charles W. King Sr and siblings Mary, Sophie, Blanche, Tony, Stanley, William and Frank.
Calling hours will be on Friday, May 7th from 8:30-10:00 AM at Ahearn Funeral Home, 783 Bridge Rd, Northampton, MA, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, 29 Sugarloaf St, South Deerfield, MA at 11:00 AM. Rites of Committal and burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Greenfield, MA.
Millie enjoyed spending time at Center Church Camp Asto Wamah on Columbia Lake in Connecticut. She occasionally volunteered at camp and especially enjoyed having her children and grand-children attend and work at camp. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Millie's memory to Center Church Camp Asto Wamah, 42 Route 87, Columbia, CT 06237.
Ahearn Funeral Home
Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on May 6, 2021.