Online Obituaries


George W. Babcock

December 16, 2019

George W. Babcock, 82, of Chicopee, died on Monday, December 16, 2019 at Renaissance Manor on Cabot. He retired from Griffin Express at the age of seventy-five. George drove truck all his life. He was born on May 3, 1937 in Springfield and was the so

Anna Kruczek (Zagora)

December 13, 2019

Anna (Zagora) Kruczek, 93, of Chicopee, died on Friday, December 13, 2019 at The Atrium in Agawam. She was a practical nurse at the former Monson State Hospital. Anna was born on February 11, 1926 in Kolomyja, Poland. She was the daughter of the late

James M. Babiec, Jr.

December 12, 2019

James M. Babiec, Jr. 36, of Ludlow, died on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at home. James was born on February 5, 1983 in Springfield. He was the son of James and Carol (Derosia) Babiec. He worked for the Great Brook Lumber Co. of Southwick. Besides his


Ernest S. Mendrala

December 1, 2019

Ernest S. Mendrala, 91, of Chicopee, beloved husband of Lottie (Opshontyk) Mendrala, passed away peacefully at the Soldiers Home in Holyoke on December 1, 2019. Born in Chicopee, MA on January 18, 1928, he was the son of the late Ignatius and Bertha

Joyce M. Bielanski (Topor)

December 1, 2019

Joyce (Topor) Bielanski, 76, of Southwick, entered into eternal rest on December 1, 2019 at Baystate Medical Center with her devoted and loving family by her side. Joyce was born in Springfield, July 20, 1943. She was the daughter of the late Walter

Julie M. Leonard (Sittard)

November 20, 2019

Julie M. (Sittard) Leonard, 78, of Chicopee, died on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Baystate Medical Center. She was a forty-seven-year educator serving in the Chicopee Public Schools first as a Teacher, then as Vice Principal at Chicopee Comprehens

Alice C. Guzik (Michalski)

November 19, 2019

Alice C. (Michalski) Guzik, 97, of Chicopee, died on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Mt. Marie Care Center in Holyoke. She was a retired cafeteria worker for the Chicopee School System. Alice was born on November 3, 1922 in Willimantic, CT. She was the


Richard D. Talbot

November 18, 2019

Richard D. Talbot, 99, of South Hadley, died on Monday, November 18, 2019 at home. He was a retired machinist at the former Uni Royal Corp. in Chicopee. Richard was born on May 10, 1920 in Springfield and was the son of the late Omer Talbot and Fedor

Sophie J. Kalita (Walas)

November 16, 2019

Sophie J. (Walas) Kalita, 90, of Chicopee, died on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Willimansett Center East. She was a retired bookkeeper for New England Telephone and Telegraph Co. in Springfield. Sophie was born on May 15, 1929 in Chicopee and was t

Mary T. Walas (Kadzielawa)

November 9, 2019

Mary T. (Kadzielawa) Walas, 91, of Chicopee, died on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Willimansett Center East. She was a retired supervisor at John R. Lyman Co. Mary was born on December 10, 1927 in Cwikow, Poland. She was the daughter of the late Walt