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Joanna (Coskie) Dabrila
September 20, 2022


Joanna Coskie (a.k.a. Kupstas) Dabrila, 95, of Worcester, died on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, in her home with her family at her side. Her husband of sixty-six years, Zigmas Dabrila died in 2018. She is survived by her daughters, Asta Dabrila and her husband Mark Makowski; and Gita Dabrila Sullivan and her husband Emmett; three Sullivan grandchildren, Redmond, Aidas and Eliana; and several nieces and nephews in Lithuania and America. She was predeceased by a son Svajunas Dabrila in 1968 and a sister, Genovaite Varnagiriene in Lithuania in 2015
Mrs. Dabrila was a homemaker for most of her life. She immigrated to the United States in 1950 and became an active member of the former St. Casimir Parish. She was a member of the St. Casimir’s Women’s Club (A.L.R.K Moteru Sajunga), taught and administered at the Worcester Lithuanian Saturday School and was a member of the Lithuanian Art Lover’s Circle. She was a member of St. John Church. Joanna learned to become a good Lithuanian cook, her potato pancakes and Christmas Eve Kucios dinners were unparalleled, she loved dancing, enjoyed gardening, watching professional tennis, and developed a refined skill of worrying.
The funeral will be held Tuesday, September 27, 2022, from DIRSA-MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 298 Grafton St., Worcester with a Mass at 11:00 AM in St. John’s Church, 40 Temple St., Worcester. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, 162 Webster St. Worcester. Calling hours in the funeral home are Tuesday, September 27, 2022, from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM. Flowers may be sent or contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham MA 02452.

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Dirsa-Morin Funeral Home
298 Grafton Street
Worcester, MA 01604