Online Obituaries

Estelle L. Gozgit (Liberty)

August 12, 2019

Estelle L. (Liberty) Gozgit, 85, of Chicopee, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 12, 2019 at home. She was born on February 12, 1934 in Chicopee and was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Ada J. (Senecal) Liberty. Better known to her loved

Frances A. Trembley (Aras)

August 1, 2019

Frances A. (Aras) Trembley, 75, of Chicopee, died on Thursday, August 1, 2019. She was a retired clerk at Mass Mutual. Frances was born on July 21, 1944 in Chicopee and was the daughter of the late Frank and Adella (Jaworek) Aras. She was a communica

Ruth J. O’Connor

July 10, 2019

Ruth J. O’Connor, 93, passed away peacefully on July 10, 2019 in Springfield, where she lived most of her life. She was predeceased by her parents, Charles J. O'Connor and Ruth F. O'Connor. Ruth had a creative spirit. She was a painter, an accompli

Paul J. Golba

July 7, 2019

Paul J. Golba, 53 of Chicopee, passed peacefully at home on Sunday, July 7, 2019. He was born on March 22, 1966 in Holyoke, MA. Paul was the son of Dolores (Ahmed) Golba and the late Edward Golba, Sr. Paul graduated from Chicopee High School in 1984.

Jennie L. Pietras (Karpinski)

July 6, 2019

Jennie L. (Karpinski) Pietras, 90, of Chicopee, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at home with family by her side. She was a custodian at St. Stanislaus School for many years. Jennie was born on June 24, 1929 in the Indian Orchard section of Spri

Suzanne L. Courchesne (Teitelbaum)

July 3, 2019

Suzanne Lynn (Teitelbaum) Courchesne, 58, passed to her heavenly home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center. Suzanne was called home by our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Suzanne was born on November 27, 1960 in

Edward A. Rybak

June 17, 2019

Edward A. Rybak, 82, of Chicopee, died peacefully at home on Monday, June 17, 2019. He was a 34-year teacher in the Chicopee Public Schools at Kirby, Anna Barry, Fairview and Bellamy. Ed was born on February 11, 1937 in Chicopee and was the son of th

Wiltrudis G. LaBrie (von Hellborn)

May 25, 2019

Wiltrudis “Trudy” G. (von Hellborn) LaBrie, 82, of Chicopee, passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Willimansett Center West. She worked with her daughter as a travel agent at All Seasons Travel for many years. Trudy was born on January 22, 193

Alice B. Bernard (Kupiec)

May 17, 2019

Alice B. (Kupiec) Bernard, 92, of Chicopee, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019 at home. She was born on April 12, 1927 in Chicopee to Frank and Sophie (Dombek) Kupiec. Alice was a retired cook at St. Luke’s Nursing Home in Springfield. She also wa

Beatrice I. Swistak (Valego)

May 15, 2019

Beatrice Irene (Valego) Swistak, passed away quietly in her sleep to be with the Lord on May 15, 2019 at the age of 96. Bea, as she was known throughout her life was the fifth child born on October 5, 1922 to Frank and Katherine (Skiba) Valego in Chi