Gertrude (Obrzut) Pisarczyk, 86, of Ludlow, passed away peacefully Friday, September 26, 2014 surrounded by her family after bravely battling cancer for 8 years. Born in Ludlow, September 18, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Apolonia Obrzut.
Gertrude was raised in Wilbraham and a graduate of Springfield Technical High School. She worked at Eastern Manufacturing Co in Wilbraham as a circuit board assembler for many years. She was a communicant of Christ the King and Immaculate Conception Churches. Gertrude treasured her family, her faith, and her garden. She loved to crochet, gifting family and friends with her hand-made afghans and doilies. She enjoyed her special collections of teddy bears and salt and pepper shakers.
Gertrude is survived by her beloved husband of 65 years Stanley Pisarczyk; her daughter Madeline Jodoin and her husband Richard of Wilbraham; two granddaughters Cory McLaughlin and Erin Griffin; and three beautiful great-grandchildren: Lauren, Ryan and Lucy. She also leaves her brother-in law John Pisarczyk and many nieces and nephews.
Gertrudes family would like to express their special thanks to Lillian and Pam of Beacon Hospice for the extraordinary care they provided to her.
Family and friends are invited to gather for Gertrudes Funeral Service on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 9:15 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St, Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Christ the King Church, Warsaw Ave, Ludlow, MA. Rites of Committal will follow in St. Aloysius Cemetery, Berkshire Avenue, Springfield, MA