Mary V. (Anisko) Brzozowski, 91, of Auburn, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2017 with family by her side in St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester. Her husband of 63 years, Stephen J. Brzozowski died on July 19, 2010.
She leaves a daughter, Valerie M. Brzozowski of Auburn; a son, Stanley R. Brzozowski and his wife Joanne of Hubbardston; two granddaughters, Mandi R. Johnson and Kelly C. Brzozowski, a great-granddaughter, Emily, a sister, Jane F. Banach and her husband Wallace M. Banach of Auburn; a nephew and Godson, Archbishop Michael W. Banach, of Senegal, Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal, Cape Verde & Guinea-Bissau and Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania and a nephew David M. Banach of New Jersey. Mary was also predeceased by a sister, Blanche Anisko. Mary was born and raised in Worcester, a daughter of the late Kostanty and Catherine (Kilik) Anisko and has lived in Auburn for many years.
Mrs. Brzozowski graduated from David Hale Fanning Trade School. She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church and the Our Lady of Czestochowa Women’s Guild. Mary was also a member of the Polish American Veterans of World War II Auxiliary and the D.A.V. Chapter 4 Auxiliary. Mary loved solving crossword puzzles and crafting. She was a beautiful and loving mother and grandmother who always had a smile and was there for guidance and understanding. Mom you will be profoundly and deeply missed.
The funeral will be held on Thursday February 23, 2017 from HENRY-DIRSA FUNERAL HOME, 33 Ward Street, Worcester with a Mass at 11:00 A.M. in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward Street, Worcester. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester. A calling hour will be held Thursday February 23, 2017 from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. in the funeral home.