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Memorial Service for Krzysztof Postawa

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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.

Piast Institute Mourns
The Passing of
Dr. T. Radzilowski

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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. […]

Robert T. Pawlak
Known As “Happy Bob”
Passes On At 76

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NEW YORK – Mr. Robert T. “Happy Bob” Pawlak, 76, of Hagaman, New York passed away peacefully with his family at his side Monday, May 14, 2018 at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, New York. He was born March 14, 1942 in Amsterdam, New York a son of the late Stanley […]

Chet Schafer
A Cultural Beacon
Passes On At 95

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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 […]

Stanley V. Jaworski Passes On

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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 […]

Obit – Thelma Makatenas

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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 […]

Albert Makatenas

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NEW JERSEY – Albert R. Makatenas WWII Army veteran, Engelhard machinist and N.J. Senior Chess Champion, 94 Longtime Cranford, N.J., resident Albert Raymond Makatenas passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 26, 2017, at Spring Hills Assisted Living in Somerset, N.J. Funeral services took place on Thursday, August 31 at Gleason Funeral Home, 1360 Hamilton St., […]

Obit – Bertha Zamorski

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NEW JERSEY – Mrs. Bertha “Bert” S. Surmay Zamorski, 85, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in her home surrounded by the love of her family. Mrs. Zamorski, the daughter of the late Mary Souko Surmay and the late John Surmay, was born in Tower City, Pennsylvania and she has resided in Linden, New Jersey since […]

Harriet “Jadzia” Barwick Passes On

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The Passing of Stanislaw
Kazimierz Cybulski (1926-2016)

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Stanisław Kazimierz Cybulski (Dec 5, 1926 – Sept 2, 2016), former long-time president of the Friends of John Paul II Foundation in Southern California.  Along with Mr. Gwoździowski, Mr. Cybulski founded the Friends of John Paul II Foundation chapter in Southern California in 1987 […]