Online Obituaries

Joan D. LaFreniere (Crawford)

July 1, 2015

Joan D. (Crawford) LaFreniere, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Willimansett Nursing Home West.  She was born in Rocky Mount, NC to Leon “Al” and Frances (Szelest) Crawford.  Joan was the loving wife of Richard “Dick” LaFreniere, w

Joan M. Kulig (Daley)

June 29, 2015

Joan M. (Daley) Kulig, 85, of Chicopee, died on Monday, June 29, 2015 at Mount St. Vincent Nursing Center in Holyoke.  She worked at Springfield Insurance Co. and at the Veteran’s Administration Office in Chicopee.  Joan was a longtime teacher’

Rose K. Stachowicz (Kaczmarczyk)

June 22, 2015

Rose “Rosie” (Kaczmarczyk) Stachowicz, age 99, life-long Chicopee resident, died peacefully among family on Monday, June 22, 2015 at Wingate of South Hadley.  Born in Ware, Rose moved to Chicopee at a very early age with her parents, Katherine (

Glen W. Dudek

June 13, 2015

Glen W. Dudek, 53, of Chicopee, died on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield.  He was a real estate broker for Real Living. Glen was born on January 14, 1962 in Holyoke.  He was the son of Sandra (Smith) Dudek and the late

Emelia Wajda (Czerapowicz)

June 12, 2015

Emelia E (Czerapowicz) Wajda, 95, of Chicopee, entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 12, 2015. She was born on September 6, 1919 in Chicopee and was a life-long resident.   Emelia was the daughter of the late Julian and Mary (Kos) Czerapowicz.

Walter C. Kos

June 9, 2015

Walter C. Kos, Sr. 93, of Chicopee, died on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at Holyoke Medical Center.  He was a retired supervisor at Uni-Royal. Walter was born on August 28, 1921 in Chicopee and was a life-long resident. He was the son of the late John and

Steven J. Naumchick

June 6, 2015

Steven J. Naumchick, 61, of Chicopee, passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2015, surrounded by his family at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, after battling Multiple Myeloma for a number of years. Steven was born in Northampton on October 25, 1953

Jean B Shea (Stefanik)

June 3, 2015

Jean B. (Stefanik) Shea, 95, formally of Chicopee, died on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at Loomis House in Holyoke.  She was born on October 12, 1919 in Chicopee, and has been a longtime resident.  Jean attended Chicopee schools, and while working at Un


Alfred Serafin

Alfred Serafin, 92, of Chicopee, died on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at home. He was a machinist at the former Foster Machine Co. and also worked for Globe Rubber Co. Alfred was born on July 5, 1924 in Chicopee and was the son of the late Joseph J.


Gary A. Plante

Gary A. Plante, age 61, passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife by his side. Gary was a decorated Air Force Veteran, retired after 20 years of service. He was the son of the late Rose and Paul Plante. Gary is survived by his beloved wife