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Blanche V. Gebarowski

Monday, December 27, 2004
4:00 PM until 8:00 PM

Dery-Cheshire Funeral Home
North State Rd.
Cheshire, MA 01225

Tuesday, December 28, 2004
2:00 PM

St. Mary's Church
Church Street
Cheshire, MA 01225

BLANCHE VERONICA GEBAROWSKI, 87, formerly of 334 North Street,Cheshire, died Thursday evening at the home of her daughter, Phyllis M. Stefan, of
52 North Mountain Road, Dalton, with whom she had made her home the last two years.
Born in Savoy, Massachusetts, January 15, 1917, she was a daughter of August and Julia Gavlok Gancarz. She attended schools in Savoy.
Mrs. Gebarowski was last employed as a Nurse’s Aide at North Adams Regional Hospital where she had worked for ten years. Previously, she had been employed at Sprague Electric Company for five years, and prior to that as a waitress
at the former Blue Saucer Restaurant in Cheshire.
She was a communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church and a member
of its Rosary Society. At one time, she taught CCD and was also a member of the
Discussion Club there. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, painting, and crafts.
Her husband, Eugene F. Gebarowski, Sr., whom she married October 23, 1933,died December 24, 2002.
Besides her daughter, Mrs. Gebarowski is survived by a son, Eugene F. Gebarowski, Jr., of Cheshire; a brother, Alfred Gancarz of Adams; six sisters, Rose Colley of California; Kathryn Bieniek of Florida; Adele Czubryt of Adams, Wanda Kieltyka of Adams; Cecilia Bloniarz of Savoy, and
Helen Michalski of Cheshire; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
She was pre-deceased by a daughter, Catherine G. Cooper, who died in l991.

Thursday, December 23, will be held Tuesday, December 28, at 1:15 P.M., from
DERY-CHESHIRE FUNERAL HOME, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 2:00 P.M., at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, celebrated by Rev. David A.
Raymond, Pastor. Burial will be in Cheshire Cemetery in the Spring. Calling
hours will be held on Monday, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the Funeral Home. In
lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Gebarowski may be made to
St. Mary of the Assumption Church or to HospiceCare in The Berkshires in care
DERY-CHESHIRE FUNERAL HOME, P.O. Box 445, Cheshire, MA 01225.
Mrs. Gebarowski also leaves her sons-in-law, William Stefan and George Cooper
and her daughter-in-law, Patricia Gebarowski; her four grandchildren, JoAnn Daignault,
Katherine Bissaillon, Linda Garner, and Jonathan Gebarowski; four great grandchildren,
Ashley Haas, Colin, Haas, Ben Garner and C.J. Garner. She was pre-deceased by two
brothers, Walter Gancarz and John Gancarz and a sister, Stacia Krezeminski.

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