Online Obituaries

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

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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

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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

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Charles W. Barg

March 21, 2017

Charles “Chuck” W. Barg, Sr. 81, of Chicopee, died on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield. He was born on July 29, 1935 in Warren, Michigan to Gilbert and Evelyn (McKay) Barg. Charles was a supervisor at the former Pack

Jean T Szczepanik (Luszcz)

March 19, 2017

Jean T. (Luszcz) Szczepanik, 93, of Palmer, died on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Wingate at Wilbraham. She was born on August 27, 1923 in Holyoke and throughout her life she lived in Chicopee and Palmer. Jean was the daughter of the late John and Theres

Christine R. Kusnierz (Drewniak)

March 16, 2017

Christine R. (Drewniak) Kusnierz, 86, of Westfield, died on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Baystate Medical Center. She was a ten year IBM key punch operator at Uni Royal, formerly Fisk Tire Corp. in Chicopee. Christine was born on December 1, 1930 in C

Timothy A. Bernard

March 15, 2017

Timothy A. “Putt” Bernard, 57, of Cartersville, GA, died suddenly on March 15, 2017 at home. Timothy was born on November 15, 1959 in Springfield and was the beloved son of the late Armand Bernard and Alice (Kupiec) Bernard of Chicopee. He worked

Barbara M Dubiel (Stadnicki)

March 1, 2017

Barbara M. (Stadnicki) Dubiel of W. Springfield, MA passed peacefully on March 1st, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Chicopee and a graduate of Chicopee High School. Barbara leaves her husband John of 52 years, daughter Darleen and hu