Online Obituaries

Peter T. Ejsmont, Sr.

July 16, 2017

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE will be held for Peter T. Ejsmont, Sr. on Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 6 to 8 pm at the Cierpial Memorial Funeral Home on 61 Grape St. in Chicopee Center. Peter died on July 16, 2017.


Ernest A. Stuetzel

July 15, 2017

Ernest A. “Ernie” Stuetzel, 79, of Springfield, died on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield. He was a chef at the Crestview Country Club in Agawam and at various other restaurants. Ernie was also a butcher at Arnold’s

Donald F. Isabelle

July 13, 2017

Donald F. Isabelle, 86, of Chicopee, died on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Wingate at West Springfield with his family by his side. He was born in Holyoke on October 10, 1930 and was the son of the late Leopold and Anna (Ostiguy) Isabelle. Donald was a

Wanda Skurka (Kopyt)

July 12, 2017

Wanda (Kopyt) Skurka, 89, of Chicopee, died on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Wingate at South Hadley. She was born on October 31, 1927 in Poland and was the daughter of the late Peter and Bronislawa (Wnek) Kopyt.  Wanda was a retired office assistant

Helen Forman (Lacus)

July 12, 2017

Helen Forman, age 99, passed away peacefully in her sleep in the Memory Care unit of MapleWood at Brewster in the town of Brewster, Massachusetts. She was one month away from her 100th birthday. Helen was predeceased by her parents, Frank and Catheri

Stella B. Czelusniak (Midura)

July 3, 2017

Stella B. (Midura) Czelusniak, age 99, of Chicopee, passed away peacefully at home on July 3rd, 2017. She was born on November 17, 1917 in Chicopee to Stanley and Bertha (Pietras) Midura and lived her entire life there. In 1935, she graduated from Ch

Rita M. Gosselin (Gagnon)

July 2, 2017

Rita M. (Gagnon) Gosselin, 100, died on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at Wingate at East Longmeadow. Rita was born on February 24, 1917 in the Fairview section of Chicopee and was the daughter of the late Arthur J. and Juliette (Lacroix) Gagnon. She worked at

Mary T. Muniak (Krupa)

June 26, 2017

Mary T. (Krupa) Muniak Burton, 99, of Springfield, died on Monday, June 26, 2017 at home with her family by her side. She was born on August 15, 1917 in Chicopee and was the daughter of the late Stanley and Mary (Cichonski) Krupa. Mary was the co-own

JoAnna M. Young (Taylor)

June 23, 2017

JoAnna M. (Taylor) Young, 78, of Springfield, died on Friday, June 23, 2017 at Wingate at Hampden. She was a retired assembler at Dielectrics. JoAnna was born on April 25, 1939 in Salt Lake City, Utah and was the daughter of the late Charles D. and V

Frank M. Czekanski Jr.

June 13, 2017

Frank Mitchell Czekanski Jr., 71, passed away peacefully on June 13th at the East Longmeadow Skilled Nursing Center after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. He was predeceased by his father, Frank Czekanski, Sr. and his mother, Julie (Sajdak)