Online Obituaries

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


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


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


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

Anna Jedziniak

March 1, 2017

Anna Jedziniak, 92, of Hadley, died on March 1, 2017 at Genesis Elaine Center at Hadley. She was born on December 14, 1924 in Springfield to the late Wincenty and Antonina (Bialek) Jedziniak. Anna is predeceased by four brothers, Walter, John, Frank

Irene M Socha (Topor)

February 21, 2017

Irene M. (Topor) Socha, 84, of Chicopee, died on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at home. She was born on January 21, 1933 in Springfield and lived in Chicopee most of her life. Irene was the daughter of the late Stanley and Mary (Walczak) Topor. She was