July 19 1939 July 11 2019
Mary H. (Kwarciany) Winiarski, 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Baystate Medical Center, with her loving family by her side. Born in Zamosc, Poland on July 19, 1939, a daughter of the late Alphonse and Helena (Ternes) Kwarciany, she resided in Chicopee for the past fifty years and previously in Holyoke and Hadley. As a child, Mary, along with family members, were survivors of a Nazi German forced labor camp during World War II. She was the owner and hairdresser for Mary’s Beauty Shop of Chicopee, and a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church, where she was a parish bingo worker. Mary was predeceased in 2010 by her beloved husband, Edward J. Winiarski, and is survived by four loving children, John A. Winiarski and wife Debora, of Chicopee, AnnMarie Dziel and husband Peter, of Sutton, Carolyn M. Squier and husband Rod, of Palmer, and Julie Ann Winiarski, of Chicopee; eight loving grandchildren, Jessica, Melissa, Amy, Christina, Antonio Jr., Samuel, Collin, and Rod III; seven cherished great grandchildren, Joe, Jake, Olivia, Cody, Camryn, Antonio III, and Quincy; and three sisters, Halina Hepp, of South Carolina, Diane Lane and husband Phillip, of West Springfield, and Jane Cheney and husband Howard, of Westfield. She was predeceased by a brother, Stanley Kwarciany and a brother-in-law, James H. Hepp, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony of Padua Church and burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery were held privately. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Massachusetts, 264 Cottage Street, Springfield, MA 01104.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Mary H Winiarski July 19 1939 July 11 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Chicopee, state: Massachusetts