Sandra S. (Golembiewski) Hryzan, 73, died Sunday, January 28, 2018 in Westview Nursing Home, Danielson, after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Her husband of 48 years, Edmund D. Hryzan, Sr., died in 2013.
She leaves three children; Edmund D. Hryzan, Jr. and his wife Suzanne of Lakeville, MA; 2 daughters, Michele Potter and her husband Troy of North Grosvenordale and Christine Ayotte and her husband Marc of Pomfret, CT; and seven grandchildren: Sophie, Jacob, Emma & Dominic Hryzan, Morgan Potter, Trey & Maxim Ayotte. She leaves behind a brother, Edward Golembiewski of Thompson and sister, Carol Golembiewski of West Hartford.
She was born and raised in Webster, MA the daughter of Edward and Sophie (Oleszewski) Golembiewski and lived in North Grosvenordale. Sandy graduated from Tourtellotte Memorial High School in North Grosvenordale.
She retired from Stop & Shop in Putnam and worked at Price Chopper, Big D, Moldex and Colt's Plastic.
Sandy was a devoted wife, mother and incredible grandmother. She spent many years volunteering at Saint Joseph’s School in Webster and with Boy Scout Troop 173. If it was important to her children, it was important to her. She loved to dance, adored Fenway Park, the Red Sox and Jim Rice. Her favorite pastime was spoiling her grandchildren. Over time her health battle affected her physical abilities like walking, memory or speech but it never impacted her heart or ability to love.
Visitation will be held Saturday, February 10th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM in Scanlon Funeral Service, 38 E. Main Street, Webster, with a service at 1:30. Burial will be private and at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741 (michaeljfox.org). Arrangements are under the direction of Sitkowski & Malboeuf Funeral Home, 340 School Street, Webster.