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Feb 21, 2024

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PMA Mourns The Loss of
Edmund J. Gronkiewicz

Edmund J. Gronkiewicz, 81, born in Chicago on February 4, 1939, passed away on September 3, 2020. He was the loving son of the late Edmund Gronkiewicz and the late Mary Balonek Gronkiewicz. He was the dearest friend of Joan Trandel. Edmund grew up on the Southwest Side of Chicago and attended St. Casimir Grammar School, then Quigley Seminary. He …

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PMA Mourns The Loss
of Stanley W. Lyskanowski

The Polish Museum of America honors the memory of PMA member and friend, Stanley W. Lyskanowski, who passed away on August 23, 2020, at age 95. Stanley was born near Warsaw, Poland, and his young life was transformed by the horrors of World War II, yet bittersweet luck made him a survivor. In 1940, his sister and brother were sent as …

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Jean Szot
An American Dream Story

Longtime resident of Linden, NJ, Jean Szot, passed away January 19th, 2019. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Frank Szot. The story of Jean Szot’s life is the story of the American Dream. Jean came to America from Poland in 1962 and worked hard to give her family opportunities that she never had. Jean lived to see …

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Memorial Service for Krzysztof Postawa

Memorial Service Krzysztof Postawa, fine musician: pianist, composer, pedagogue, vocalist, multiinstrumentalist, piano tuner, craftsman, who passed away July 11, 2018 in New York, will be held on Sunday, August 12 at 3 pm Parkside Memorial Chapels 98-60 Queens Blvd Rego Park, NY 11374   Those whom we love and value do not ever die.

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Piast Institute Mourns
The Passing of
Dr. T. Radzilowski

The Piast Institute, our Polish-American family, and our Hamtramck community lost a great leader in the passing of Dr. Thaddeus C. Radzilowski. He passed away on Friday, July 20th, surrounded by loved ones. Dr. Radzilowski was a highly accomplished historian and academic studying Poland and Central and Eastern Europe, producing countless manuscripts on these important topics. Over the course of his …

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Chet Schafer
A Cultural Beacon
Passes On At 95

Chester “Chet” Schafer, a cultural beacon in Chicago’s Polish-American community, passed away on April 11, 2018, at the age of 95. He was a polka radio disc jockey and music producer, champion of Polish culture, and father of 13 children. He is believed to have one of the longest-running radio careers in the Chicago area and one of the longest-running …

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Stanley V. Jaworski Passes On

NEW JERSEY – Stanley V. Jaworski, 87, of Little Falls, passed away March 12, 2018. Loving husband of the late Justine “Sue” (nee Dutko) Jaworski. Devoted father of Dianna Jaworski and Mark Artis, and Mark Jaworski and wife Jennifer. Adored grandfather of Jacqueline Jaworski and Nicholas Jaworski. Stanley lived in Little Falls for over 52 years. Before his retirement, he …

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Obit – Thelma Makatenas

Beloved Mother & Grandmother, 93 NEW JERSEY – Long time Cranford resident Thelma Ruth Makatenas, 93, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at St. Peter’s Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ surrounded by her loving family. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the viewing on Thursday, February 15 from 4 to 8 pm and the funeral service …

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