Edward J. Mogelinski
1933 - 2021
Wrisley Funeral Home
90 Sugarloaf Street
South Deerfield, MA
Edward J. Mogelinski

SUNDERLAND, MA — Edward J. Mogelinski, 88, of 167 Plumtree Road passed away peacefully on September 6, 2021 at home lovingly surrounded by his family. He was born in Sunderland on March 17, 1933. He was the son of Paul and Stella (Duczak) Mogelinski. He worked for Drop Forge, Deerfield Farm Bureau, Hubbard Farm, Staab Oil and Agway Petroleum and later retired from the University of massachusetts. Ed was a member of Holy Family Church in South Deerfield.

He enjoyed gardening, cooking his Polish dishes, his family and his grandchildren. He enjoyed his first plane trip with his brother Joe to Nashville and had the privilege of watching a live Grand Old Opry show. He enjoyed the family trip to Niagara Falls. He loved his sunflowers and gardening of which he donated many vegetables to family, friends, neighbors and survival centers. He loved mowing his lawn and plowing with his tractor and enjoyed watching his horses. He was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan.

He married the love of his life Alyce J. Lastowski in St. Stanislaus Church on February 14, 1954. All of their married life was spent in Sunderland. His wife predeceased him in 2004.

He leaves five daughters: Paula and Joan of Sunderland, Carla Mokrzecki and her partner Donald Dion of Hadley, Gerardine Lefebvre and her husband Brian of Belchertown, Karen Niedbala and her husband John of Sunderland and one son, Steven Mogelinski and his wife Jane of Leyden . He leaves his grandchildren: Amber Tyrala and her husband Greg of Hatfield, Crystal Niedbala of Sunderland, Paul Mokrzecki Jr., Kristin Mokrzecki and her partner David Rhyman all of Hadley, Adam Mokrzecki and his partner Morgan Cantlin of Sunderland, Matthew Mogelinski and his wife Elizabeth of Leyden, Nicholas and Olivia Mogelinski of Greenfield. Edward had two great grandchildren: Brooklynne and Colt. He was predeceased by five sisters: Helena, Stella, Olga, Jean, Sophie and five brothers: Joseph, Paul Jr., Stanley, Walter and Michael.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Holy Family Church Renovation Fund, 29 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield 01373 or to Cooley Dickinson VNA and Hospice, 30 Locust Street, Northampton 01060. We wish to thank Cooley Dickinson Hospice staff for their excellent care given to Edward. There were no calling hours. Funeral service burial was private at St Stanislaus Cemetery. Wrisley Funeral Home, South Deerfield was in charge of arrangements. Expression of Sympathy available at www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com.
Published by The Recorder on Sep. 11, 2021.
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I will never forget you Grandpa. You were the sweetest and kindest person I´ve ever met. I´ll forever cherish the fun times we had and always remember the songs you loved to sing. Love and miss you
Crystal Niedbala
September 16, 2021
Daddy there are not even enough words to express what a great daddy you were. Thank you for all the wonderful memories and always being there to lend an ear, a hand or give wise advice. Thanks for being so involved. I appreciate you and momma´s help watching the girls when John and I went to work. You always had a sweet smile and a gentle hand and loved the camera ...and may I add that you never took a bad picture!! I´ll miss our songs we used to sing that would always make us both laugh. You will never be forgotten. We will love you and miss you forever . We are finding peace in knowing that you are now with mom. We know you´ve missed her so much the last 17 years. We know you are also reunited with your mom and dad and your brothers and sisters that have gone before you. We know there is a huge celebration in Heaven going on and there is only happiness and peace. I know you and mom will be watching over us all. Happy trails sweet sweet daddy... until we meet again. XX OO Love your daughter Karen and son-in-law John
Karen and John Niedbala
September 16, 2021
To my dad who I will never forget. Through your last hours thought only of who would take care of us and reassuring us that you and Mom would come back for us when our journey ended. You were the best dad anyone could ever have and will be missed dearly. I will cherish many memories. Lord please take care of my dad I know he will be one of your greatest angels. OX. From Daughter Carla
Carla Mokrzecki
September 15, 2021
Daddy...you were our rock ..our everything!! We will truly miss you ..but know you waited a long 17 years to see and be with mom ....we LOVE YOU BOTH SOOOOO much. You are both the BEST PARENTS anyone could ever ask for.. God blessed us all with you and mom as ours. We will all be together again someday..and oh the joy we will feel then! Love you daddy /Pappa...to the moon and back.....Always and forever !!
Paula and Joan (daughters)
September 15, 2021
To a father, that did everything under the sun for his kids. You are missed by all of us. You knew things were all set down here, so you could make the journey home to be with mom. Thanks for all the years we had with you dad. They were all cherished memories. May you now be with mom, and your family to enjoy eternal life. We will see you on the other side, when it's our time.
Steve and Janie Mogelinski
September 15, 2021
always, and forever a great dad
Steve Mogelinski
September 15, 2021
You ARE and WILL ALWAYS be the BEST DAD/PAPA a daughter could have. OX Always so happy and cheerful, you always loved the camera. You taught us all so much and we all will miss you deeply. You are now with mom and your brothers and sisters. Miss your smiling face when stopping in, we all LOVE YOU PAPA! YOU ARE OUR SUNSHINE AND ONLY SUNSHINE....oxox
Brian and Gerri Lefebvre (Daughter and son-in-law)
September 14, 2021
Paula , Joan and family , I am so sorry to read your Dads passing . You are all in my thoughts and prayers Peter Bartini
Peter Bartini
September 13, 2021
With deepest sympathy. May the fond loving memories stay in your heart forever, as they have for my mom.
Janet Yablonski Czarnecki
September 12, 2021
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