DUDLEY – Edward J. Jarosz, Sr., 88, died Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Webster Manor after a period of declining health.
He leaves his wife of 64 years, Frances R. (Makowski) Jarosz, 2 daughters, Patricia A. Bachand and her husband Thomas E. Bachand of Woodstock, CT, and Sharon R. Donovan of Fall River, MA; 4 grandchildren, Marissa Farbo and her husband Aaron, Kevin Bachand, and Christopher and Amanda Donovan; a son-in-law, Raymond C. Siekierski, Jr. of Rindge, NH; nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his son, Edward J. Jarosz, Jr. in 1984 and by a daughter, Kathleen M. Siekierski in 2016.
He was born in Dudley, the son of John J. and Victoria (Paproch) Jarosz and lived here all his life. He graduated from Bartlett High School in 1947.
He was a United States Navy veteran of the Korean War.
Mr. Jarosz worked as a sole layer at Sandlerette Shoe in Webster for many years. He then was a custodian at Shepherd Hill Regional High School and at Dudley Intermediate School. He retired in 1991.
Ed was a communicant of Saint Andrew Bobola Church. He enjoyed his daily walking routine, watching television and occasional visits to Foxwoods. He was a devoted fan of the Boston Red Sox, Celtics and Bruins and the New England Patriots.
The family would like to thank the staff on Unit Two at Webster Manor for their professional and compassionate care of Ed during his stay there.
The funeral will be held Wednesday, September 27, from Scanlon Funeral Service, 38 East Main Street, Webster with a Mass at 11:00 AM in Saint Andrew Bobola Church, 54 West Main Street. Burial will be in Saint Joseph Garden of Peace. The military honors will be provided by the Webster-Dudley Veterans Council. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 10:30 AM Wednesday in the funeral home, prior to the Mass. Donations in his name may be made to the Edward J. Jarosz, Jr. Scholarship Fund, c/o Shepherd Hill Regional High School, 68 Dudley-Oxford Road, Dudley, MA 01571. Arrangements are under the direction of Sitkowski & Malboeuf Funeral Home.