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    Chester T. Kulisa 6/24/2019 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Chester T. Kulisa, 95, passed away peacefully with family at his side on Monday, June 24, 2019. He was born in Dudley on April 16, 1924, a son of Peter and Michalena (Gwiazdowski) Kulesa and was raised on the dairy farm that he operated with his brother Benny through the 1990’s. He attended a one-room schoolhouse and then graduated from Bartlett High School in Webster in 1942. He studied at the Stockbridge School of Agriculture at the University of Massachusetts. After various jobs at dairies around the state, he started working for the United States Department of Agriculture as a soil conservationist. He devoted 35 years of his…

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    Irene C. (Bilska) Bugajski 6/8/2019 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Irene C. (Bilska) Bugajski, 94, died Saturday, June 8, 2019 at home surrounded by her family. Her husband of 45 years, Stanley Bugajski, died in 1992. She leaves a daughter, Dottie M. Stawasz and her husband Edwin of Tolland, CT; a son, Daniel S. Bugajski, with whom she lived; 4 grandchildren, David Bugajski, Jeannette Mead, Tanya Meda and Tara Stawasz; 7 great-grandchildren, Beckett, Dylan, Emerson, Peyton, Benjamin, Emily and Jacob; a great great-grandson, Dustin; 2 sisters, Veronika Mroczka of Webster and Wladzia Socha of Mrukowa, Poland; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Bruce J. Bugajski in 2007, by her sister Maria Bors and…

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    Angelo M. Tuccio, II 5/18/2019 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Angelo M. Tuccio II, 50, died Saturday, May 18 in Harrington Healthcare at Webster after being stricken ill at home. He leaves his wife of 2 years, Patricia (Magalhaes) Tuccio; a daughter, Alyssa Thompson of Daytona, FL; a son, Mathew Pecore with the United States Marine Corps in San Diego, CA; 2 step-daughters, Danielle Magalhaes and Beatriz Pargas, both in Brazil; 3 grandchildren, Payton, Jessica and Sophia; a step-grandson, Arthur; his mother, Rose (Bonnelli) Tuccio of Dudley; 2 stepbrothers, Bret Cohen of Suffield, CT and Raymond Cohen and his wife Anita of Daytona, FL; aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins and many friends. Angelo was born on July 21,…

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    Joe D. Bennett 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Joe D. Bennett, 83, died Monday, April 1 at home with family at his side. He leaves his wife of almost 60 years, Joan V. (Krawczyk) Bennett; 3 sons, Michael J. Bennett and his wife Tara of New Braintree, John T. Bennett and his wife Carrie of Sudbury, and Matthew D. Bennett and his wife Heather of Malden; 4 grandchildren, Sidney, Henry, Harrison and Heath Bennett; a brother-in-law, George Gauer of Meadow Grove, Nebraska; and nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his sister, Judith Gauer, and by his brother, Charles Bennett. He was born and raised on the family farm in LaPorte, Indiana, the son…

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    Anna T. Sielawa 2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Anna T. Sielawa, 91, died Tuesday, February 26, 2019 in Harrington Hospital, Webster. She leaves 12 nephews and nieces, Norman Sczepanski of Newton, Patricia Gerhard of Manchester, CT, Melanie Geotis of Brookfield, Norine Reingold of Pomfret Center, CT, Leon Sielawa of Webster, John Sielawa of Dudley, Christine Roy of Dudley, Sharon Livingston of Windsor Locks, CT, Joseph Sielawa of Chicopee, Paul Sielawa of Springfield, Susan Sielawa of Hampden and Edward Sielawa of Jacksonville, FL; grand nephews and nieces; great-grand nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her two triplet siblings Joseph Sielawa and Marie “Mania” Sielawa and brothers and sisters Jessie Wisniewski, Leon Sielawa, Theresa Sczepanski,…

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    John E. Joyce, Sr. 2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – John E. Joyce, Sr., 79, died Tuesday, February 26, 2019 in Harrington Memorial Hospital with his family by his side. He was predeceased by his wife of 39 years, Barbara J. (Carlo) Joyce who passed in 2011. He leaves 4 children, Gretchen A. & James Scott of Bethpage, TN, James T. & Heidi Hoover of Thompson, CT, Beth-Anne Hoover of Webster and John E. Joyce, Jr. & his wife Faith of Dudley; 7 grandchildren, Kellie Hoover, Madeline Joyce, Cody Stahl, Tim Rumrill, Andrea Tetreault, Joshua Gomes, and Zachary Remillard; 3 great-grandchildren, Gracie Rybacki, Aria Rybacki and Willow Stahl; 1 brother, Richard & Susan Joyce; 4 sisters, Anne &…

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    Ronald F. Samples 2/22/2019 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Ronald F. Samples, 74, died Friday, February 22, 2019 in UMass/Memorial University Hospital, Worcester, with family at his side. He leaves his wife of 50 years, Jeanne A. (Beauchesne) Samples; a son Justin M. Samples and his wife Elizabeth of Woonsocket, RI; a daughter, Kristen A. Liberty and her wife Lisa Liberty of Thompson, CT; a brother Charles Samples of Woodstock, CT; 2 sisters, Evelyn Klein of New Port Richey, FL and Elizabeth Vinton of Dudley, and several nephews and nieces. He was born in Webster, the son of the late Jesse and Cecilia (Corbin) Samples. He lived in Atlanta, GA for several years in the 1950’s and…

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    Donna M. (Szamocki) Jarominski 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Donna M. (Szamocki) Jarominski, 58, died Thursday, February 21, 2019 with her family by her side. She will be deeply missed by her husband of 38 years, David A. Jarominski; 3 children, David A. Jarominski and his wife Aimee of Sandwich, Brian M. Jarominski and his wife Lauren of Dayville, CT, and Megan E. O’Leary and her husband Timothy of Berwick, Maine; 6 grandchildren, Meredith O’Leary, Jack Jarominski, Amelia Jarominski, Ethan Jarominski, Evangeline Jarominski, and Breton O’Leary; 3 brothers, Norman Szamocki and his fiancé Carol Digenakis of Montgomery, PA, Michael Szamocki and his wife Barbara of Auburn, and John Szamocki and his wife Gerri of Thompson, CT.; several…

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    Marilyn J. (Tomlinson) Porter-Biadasz 1/22/2019 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Marilyn J. (Tomlinson) Porter-Biadasz, 82, died Tuesday, January 22, 2019 in Rose Monahan Hospice in Worcester after an illness. She leaves her companion of 20 years and husband of 3 years, Victor P. Biadasz; a son, Gary Gajewski of Lewis, Delaware; 3 grandchildren, Corey & his wife Megan Gajewski, Kelly Johnson-Scott and her husband Dale Scott and Keith Johnson; 6 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Robert Tomlinson of Webster and William Tomlinson of Glen Burnie, Maryland. She was preceded in death by her daughter Cheryl Johnson and by her sister Gloria Tomlinson-Markham. She was born New Bedford, a daughter of William and Irene (Martin) Tomlinson. Mrs. Porter-Biadasz worked…

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    Michael A. Kudzal 12/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Michael A. Kudzal, 92, died Monday, December 3, 2018 at home after a period of declining health. His wife of 58 years, Ramona P. “Mona” (Saad) Kudzal, died in 2002. He leaves 4 children, James A. Kudzal and his wife Tara of Waldorf, MD, Patricia C. Blake and her husband David of Thompson, CT, Robert P. Kudzal of Dudley and Nancy E. Kudzal of Webster; a son-in-law, Ronald Paul of Danielson, CT; 6 grandchildren, David, Adam, Torren, Andelle, Emily and Haven; a great-grandson, “T.J.”; a brother, Anthony “Blackie” Kuzdzal of Webster; several nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Carol J. Paul of Danielson,…

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    Victor Joseph Wonoski, Sr. 11/26/2018 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Victor Joseph Wonoski, Sr., peacefully passed away Monday, November 26, 2018 at the age of 94. He was surrounded by his loving family at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA as he joined his dearly departed mother and father, Anthony and Bernice (Archacka) Wonoski; brothers, Louie, Henry, and Teddy; and sisters, Winnie Frolich and Irene Seraphin in Heaven. Born October 8, 1924 Victor grew up in Dudley MA on his parents’ farm and fell in love with the town he would return to as an Army veteran of World War II, who served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre. It was in Dudley, where Victor met and married the love…

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    Zofia (Niemiec) Kokosinska 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Zofia (Niemiec) Kokosinska, 89, died Monday, November 12, 2018 in UMASS/Memorial Medical Center after being stricken ill. Her husband of 60 years, Zygmunt Kokosinski, died in 2010. She leaves 4 children, Ryszard and his wife Ursula Kokosinski, Anna Kokosinska, Teresa Lach and Eva Kokosinska all of Dudley; a sister, Aniela Jankowski of Dudley; 7 grandchildren, Agnes, Christopher, Thomas, Elizabeth, Carolin, Adam & Sophia; 5 great-grandchildren, Alexandra, Andrew, Alan, Abby and Emillia. She was predeceased by her infant son, Edward Kokosinski, her brother John Niemiec and by her sisters, Katarzyna Bryniarski, Anna Krzyston and Maria Debski. She was born in Kluszkowce, Poland, a daughter of Stanislaw and Katarzyna (Mazgaj)…

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    Joseph Paul Bernier 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Joseph Paul Bernier, 81, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 in Harrington Healthcare at Hubbard after being stricken ill. He leaves his wife of 61 years, Rose M. (Lemieux) Bernier; 2 daughters, Donna M. Gevry of Putnam, CT and Debra A. Girardin of Webster; 5 grandchildren, Jennifer R. Sargent and her husband Joseph, James M. Gevry, Jr. and his wife Cassie, Jessica A. Collette, Derek R. Girardin and Jarred P. Girardin; 4 great-grandchildren, Cody, Lee, Astrid and Wesley; a sister, Irene Reinstra of LaCrosse, WI; many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his brothers Andre, Rene and Francis Bernier, and by his sisters, Claire Paquin, Rita Chabot,…

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    Angelo M. Tuccio 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Angelo M. Tuccio, 79, died Monday, November 5, 2018 in the Life Care Center of Auburn after a period of declining health. He leaves his wife of 50 years, Rose M. (Bonnello) Tuccio; 3 sons, Angelo M. Tuccio II and his wife Patricia, and Raymond Cohen and his wife Anita, all of Daytona Beach, FL, and Brett Cohen of Suffield, CT; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Matthew Tuccio of Wells, Maine and Richard Tuccio of Worcester; a sister Maryann Zona, of Brookfield; nephews and nieces. He was born and raised in Worcester, a son of Jeremiah and Rose (Principe) Tuccio and moved to Dudley at the time…

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    Rozalia (Kicilinska) Bal 11/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Rozalia Bal passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Harrington Memorial Hospital in Southbridge, MA on her 90th birthday. She was born November 6, 1928 in Poland to Franciszka and Walenty Kicilinski. Her husband of 41 years, Franciszek, passed away in Poland on July 3, 1990 and her brother, Jozef, in August, 2016. She leaves behind in Poland: her son, Wieslaw and his wife Henryka, grandchildren: Dariusz, Wojciech, Michal and Edyta, great-grandchildren: Kamila, Julia, Gabriela, Ania, Franciszek and Matylda. In the U.S., she leaves her daughter Jolanta Bugajski, son Andrzej and his wife Maria and son Janusz, grandchildren: David, Jeanette and Dawid. Also, great-grandchildren: Emily, Jacob,…

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    Krystyna (Zielinski) Hadam 10/20/2018 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Krystyna (Zielinski) Hadam, 85, died Saturday, October 20, 2018 in Lanessa Extended Care, Webster. She leaves a son, Michael Piesak of Dudley; and 2 granddaughters, Elizabeth Earle and her husband Edmund of Olive Bridge, NY and Diana Piesak of Waltham. She was preceded in death by 2 sons, Mariusz Hadam and Krzysztof Piesak. She was born in Rzeslow, Poland, the daughter of Bronislaw and Jadwiga Zielinski and was raised in Wroclaw. She graduated from high school and then earned an Associates Degree in Accounting. She moved to the United States in 1991. Mrs. Hadam first worked as an accountant in Poland. Here, she was employed as a millhand…

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    Stella T. (Jezerski) Mroczek 8/19/2018 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Stella T. (Jezerski) Mroczek, 95, died Sunday August 19, 2018 in Webster Manor after an illness. Her husband of 48 years, Joseph Mroczek died in 1989. She leaves a son, Stanley J. Mroczek of Pheonix, AZ; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Stanley & his wife Theresa Jezierski of N. Grosvenordale, CT and Anthony Jezerski of Webster; a sister, Helen Jerominek of Sherborn; a son-in-law, Joseph Mayotte of Quinebaug, CT; many nieces and nephews; grand-nieces and grand-nephews. She was preceded in death by her 2 daughters, Elizabeth “Betty” Mayotte who died in 2009 and Barbara Kaliszewski who died in 2014. She was also predeceased by 3 brothers and…

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    Eileen M. (Gardiner) Jussaume 7/27/2018 12:00:00 AM Dudley,MA

    DUDLEY – Robyn D. (Jussaume) Penkala, 58 of Myrtle Beach, SC died Monday, July 23, 2018 after a struggle with ALS in Grandstand Medical Center with family at her side. Her mother, Eileen M. (Gardiner) Jussaume, 82, died Friday, July 27, 2018 in UMass/Memorial Healthcare, Worcester after a short illness, also with family at her side. Robyn leaves her husband of 4 years, James M. Penkala, 2 sons, Benjamin T. Strenk of Woonsocket, RI and Thomas R. Strenk of Charleston, SC; a daughter, Lauren E. Strenk of Myrtle Beach, SC; 2 grandsons, Jude and Isaac; her sister, Karen Jussaume of Bedford, PA; her brother, Steven R. Jussaume and his wife…