Online Obituaries


Henry and Wanda Cierpial

August 28, 2018

Henry J. Cierpial, 98, died on 28 August 2018 at the Baystate West Medical Center in Springfield. His wife Wanda J. Cierpial (nee Chmura) preceded him in death on 14 August 2016. She was 93. Henry spent the majority of his career as a lead draftsman

Ruth M. Parda (Matosky)

August 27, 2018

Ruth M. (Matosky) Parda, 88, of Palmer, died Monday, August 27, 2018 at home surrounded by the care and support of her loving family. She was an administrative assistant at the Registrar’s Office, and the Admission’s Office at the University of M


Peter P. Bobinski

August 26, 2018

Peter P. Bobinski, 90, passed away peacefully on August 26, 2018 at Loomis House in Holyoke. He was born on November 2, 1927 to Walter and Helen (Bartosinski) Bobinski of Chicopee, MA. He was raised in Chicopee, attended local parochial schools, and

David E. Czerwiecki

August 22, 2018

David E. Czerwiecki, 55, of Jessup, MD, passed away on August 22, 2018 after a lengthy illness. David was born on March 12, 1963 to Edward and Jeannette (Albert) Czerwiecki in South Hadley, MA. As a child, David cultivated his work ethic by getting a


Bruce W. Paradis

August 21, 2018

Master Sergeant Bruce W. Paradis, 63, of Chicopee, Massachusetts suddenly passed away and was called home on August 21st, 2018. He enlisted with the U.S. Air Force Reserves in 1981 and was assigned to the 439th Air Lift Wing Maintenance Squadron. He

Jennie A. Herchel (Wendrychowicz)

August 19, 2018

Jennie A. (Wendrychowicz) Herchel 97, of Chicopee, died on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Wingate at Wilbraham. She was born on April 3, 1921 in Chicopee. Jennie was the daughter of the late Joseph W. and Mary A. (Kowal) Wendrychowicz. She was a communic


Sigmund S. Ziemba

August 17, 2018

Sigmund “Zig” Ziemba, 85, of Chicopee, died on Friday, August 17, 2018. Zig was born and raised in Chicopee, where he and his wife of 62 years, Beatrice, raised their four children. A devoted husband and father, he retired in 1992 after 33 years

Tina M. Pelland (Champagne)

August 14, 2018

Devoted wife and mother, Tina Marie (Champagne) Pelland was called safely home Tuesday evening. Tina was surrounded by a tremendous support team made up of her loving and devoted family; husband, Larry and children Lindsay and Larry, Larry’s longti

Jean Kusek (Hovey)

August 13, 2018

Jean (Hovey) Kusek, 91, of Holyoke, died Monday, August 13, 2018 at Mt. St. Vincent Care Center in Holyoke. She was born on May 6, 1927 in Griffithstown, Wales and was the daughter of Arthur and Phoebe Jane (Hopkins) Hovey.  Jean came to the U.S. in


David T. O'Brien

August 4, 2018

David Thomas O’Brien, 74, of Chicopee, died Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at Wingate at East Longmeadow. He was born May 24, 1944 in Holyoke. David was the son of the late Thomas and Josephine (Koziol) O’Brien, and was raised by his grandmother, Agn