Online Obituaries

Gladys Monette (Maziarz)

May 1, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Gladys (Maziarz) Monette, announce her passing on May 1, 2017 at the Holyoke Health Care Center. Gladys was the daughter of Joseph and Rozalia (Kowal) Maziarz. She was born on January 29, 1922 in Chicopee. G

Zofia M. Minko (Wytrwal)

April 21, 2017

Zofia M. (Wytrwal) Minko, 94, of Chicopee, died on Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Jewish Nursing Center in Longmeadow. She was a retired assembler for Smith & Wesson. Zofia was born on February 23, 1923 in Greboszow, Poland. She was the daughter o


Edward R. Dluzniewski

April 21, 2017

Edward R. “Duzie” Dluzniewski, 78, of Belchertown, formerly of Chicopee, died on Friday, April 21, 2017 at home. He was the owner of Eddie’s Service Center and Towing in Chicopee. Edward was born on April 22, 1938 in Chicopee and was the son of

Lorraine J. Giza (Renaud)

April 9, 2017

Lorraine J. (Renaud) Giza, 87, of Springfield, died on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center. She was born on January 22, 1930 in Holyoke. Lorraine was the daughter of the late Leo and Blanche (Boutin) Renaud. She was a unit secretary at Bays

Marilyn A. Roux (Fauteux)

April 3, 2017

Marilyn A. (Fauteux) Roux, 82, of Chicopee, died on Monday, April 3, 2017 at East Longmeadow Skilled Nursing Center. She was a manager of the Lingerie Department at the former Steigers Department Store in the Springfield Plaza for many years. Marilyn

Gertrude A. Wilkins Kusek (Wilkisus)

April 2, 2017

Gertrude A. (Wilkisus) Wilkins Kusek, 91, of Chicopee, died on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the Willimansett East Nursing Center. She was born on June 8, 1925 in Chicopee Falls to the late Beni and Alice (Kwajauskas) Wilkisus. Gertrude was a 1942 graduat

Muriel G. Hawkes (Lake)

April 2, 2017

Muriel G. (Lake) Hawkes, 83, of Chicopee, died on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Orchard Valley at Wilbraham. She was born on June 19, 1933 in New London, CT, the daughter of the late Maurice and Edith (Matthews) Lake. Muriel was a member of the Beulah Bap

Anthony J. Spano

March 30, 2017

Anthony J. “Tony” Spano, 47, of Ludlow, died after he collapsed while exercising on Thursday, March 30, 2017. He was a City of Chicopee Firefighter and EMT for fourteen years currently at Station 5 in Willimansett. Anthony was born on May 17, 196


Harold L. Thompson

March 25, 2017

Harold L. “Lefty” Thompson, 82, of Chicopee, died on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Holyoke Medical Center. He was born on April 13, 1934 in Smithers, West Virginia. Lefty was the son of the late John and Ruby (Sherwood) DeFrank. He worked as an ins


Theodore M. Wegrzyn

March 25, 2017

Theodore M. Wegrzyn, 86, died peacefully on March 25, 2017 with his wife, Dolores, of sixty one years by his side. Ted was born on October 4, 1930 in Chicopee and remained a lifelong resident of the city. He graduated from Chicopee High School in 194