Online Obituaries


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

Robert F. Gilliam II

August 1, 2018

Robert ”Bob” F. Gilliam II, 65 yrs.old, of Chicopee, MA, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, MA. Bob was born October 25th, 1952 in Long Branch, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Robert

Shirley L. Black (Govoni)

July 28, 2018

Shirley L. (Govoni) Black, 89, of Springfield, died on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at the Life Care Center of Wilbraham. She was born on October 15, 1928 in Springfield and was the daughter of Ceasar and Catherine (Bertocchi) Govoni. Shirley was a comput

Lucy S. Talaga (Glog)

July 18, 2018

Lucy S. (Glog) Talaga, 96, of Chicopee, died on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Willimansett Center East in Chicopee. She was a retired knitter for Alamac of Indian Orchard and Chicopee Manufacturing Co. Lucy was born on August 20, 1921 in Lilly, Pennsyl

Wanda E. Wegrzyn

July 16, 2018

Wanda Eve Wegrzyn of Fort Myers, Florida; York Beach, Maine, and Chicopee, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 16 at HealthPark Medical Center in Fort Myers. Her husband of 60 years, Mitchell, and her daughter Karen and grandson And

Mary Ann Larkin (Gay)

July 15, 2018

Mary Ann (Gay) Larkin, 76, of Chicopee, died Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Mont Marie Healthcare Center in Holyoke. She was born December 31, 1941 in Holyoke. Mary Ann was the daughter of Edward S. and Rita (Picard) Gay. She was a communicant of St. Anne

Jennifer L. Koziol

July 11, 2018

Jennifer L. Koziol, 35, of Chicopee, died on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. She was born on November 27, 1982 in Springfield. Jenn was the daughter of Edward and Teresa (Fijol) Koziol. She graduated from Southwic