Stanley W. Sadowski
WHATELY, MA — Stanley "Stosh" W. Sadowski, 66, died unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. Stanley was born in Montague, MA on November 9, 1954 to Dorothy F. (Baranoski) and Walter J. Sadowski. Stosh graduated from Frontier Regional High School in South Deerfield in 1972 and attended Greenfield Community College. While at Frontier, he played baseball and was an outstanding catcher; his secret desire was to try out for the Red Sox. After high school he still participated in sports, exceling in softball and horseshoes. When he retired, he was working as a carpenter following in his father's footsteps. His interest in hunting and fishing lead him to own Country Sports in South Deerfield. In addition to hunting and fishing, he enjoyed metal detecting, coin collecting, and working in his vegetable garden. Stan was an avid Red Sox fan, Patriots fan and lover of dogs. He was a member of the Polish Club and Holy Family Roman Catholic Church.
Stosh leaves behind his sister Cynthia Kicza and her husband James; two nephews: JJ Nuttelman and James Kicza, Jr. and 2 great nieces whom he adored and loved very much: Natilie and Lydia Kicza. Both his parents Dorothy and Walter predeceased him. He will be missed by many friends and relatives.
Calling hours for Stanley will be held on Thursday (10/7/2021) from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Wrisley Funeral Home Chapel, 90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield. Funeral services will be held on Friday (10/8/2021) at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home, with Fr. Philippe Roux officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, South Deerfield. Contributions in his name may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children
, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104 or ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Published by The Recorder on Oct. 5, 2021.