Tessie S. (Leszczynski) Mendys, 93 of Auburn died Friday June 16, 2017 in the Rose Monahan Hospice Residence in Worcester surrounded by her loving family.

Tessie was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Zambrzyski) Leszcynski. She graduated from David Hale Fanning Trade School.

Tessie had worked as a very talented seamstress for the Slovin Company in Worcester for many years before she retired in 1980. She was a faithful member of Saint Joseph’s Church and volunteered many hours at the Auburn Senior Center. Tessie loved her many visits to Foxwoods and enjoyed being a member of the Auburn Senior Bowling League.

She leaves her husband of 69 years, Stanley T. Mendys; a daughter, Carol Plotczyk of Grafton; four grandchildren, Andrew and Jeffrey Plotczyk, Eric and his wife Donna Goodhall and Maura Wolfe and her husband Thomas; a great grandchild, Johnny; and son-in-law, John Goodhall of Berkley She was predeceased by a daughter, Patricia Goodhall; two brothers, Stanley and Walter Leszczynski and a sister, Helen Rossik.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Tessie’s family on Tuesday June 20, 2017 from 9:30-10:30 before leaving in procession to Saint Joseph’s Church for her funeral Mass which will be celebrated at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester.