BIELECKI, EUGENE A. 87 of Myers Street Smithfield died on Sunday February 8th, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Phyllis (Pianka) Bielecki for 63 years. He was the son of the late Jan and Honorata (Wrona) Bielecki. He had a distinguished career in aviation for over 60 years as a flight instructor, FAA examiner, and part owner of North Central Airways. Eugene contributed his time and talents to several organizations including the RI Pilot and QB associations and the Smithfield Lions Club. He was a WW II Army Air Force Veteran. Besides his wife, Eugene is survived by his daughter Cynthia Bielecki and husband John Godyn of Smithfield, son Brian Bielecki and his wife Andrea of Phoenixville, PA, five grandchildren Jessica, Brian, and Matthew Bielecki and Tyler and Dylan Godyn, one brother Joseph Bielecki of Central Falls, several nieces and nephews, and many close friends. He is predeceased by sisters Mary Appleton and Harriet Dzicek, and brothers Edwin and Frank. A private Funeral for Mr. Bielecki was held Saturday February 14, 2015 from the Karol A. Romenski & Sons Funeral Home, 342 High Street, Central Falls with A Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph's Church High Street, Central Falls. Burial with Military Honors was in Notre Dame Cemetery Pawtucket. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday March 14, 2015 at 10 A.M. in St. Michaels Church, 80 Farnum Pike, Smithfield RI. Relatives and Friends are welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his memory can be made to the Eugene A. Bielecki Aviation Safety Scholarship Fund at (www.eugeneaviation.org
) or a random act of kindness performed to honor Eugene's spirit of giving would be greatly appreciated.
Published by The Providence Journal on Feb. 21, 2015.