Emil J. Koziara 78 of the Indian Orchard Section of Springfield died Wednesday September 18, 2013 in Mercy Medical Center. Born in Poland March 10, 1935 Son of the late Wladyslaw and Bronislawa (Vodka) Koziara. Emil attended Christ the King Church, and had worked for the Chapman Valve Division of Crane Corporation for many years. He is survived by his wife Janina (Kopec) Koziara, a daughter Anna Bonnie Christian of Somers, CT. His sisters Emilia Koziara of Indian Orchard, and Stefania Starsiak of Poland. Cherished grandfather of Hannah and Thomas Christian. Also survived by extended family members and friends.
Independently owned and Operated Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home and Cremation With Confidence by Kapinos-Mazur Care For The Community Since 1932
Private funeral services celebrating his life were Saturday September 21, 2013 in Christ the King Church with burial Monday September 23, 2013 in Hillcrest Park Cemetery.