WILBRAHAM – Max J. Bizon 84 died Tuesday April 1, 2008. Born in Chicopee, MA February 3, 1924 he was the son of the late John and Stella (Wolowicz) Bizon. Educated in Chicopee Schools he was a graduate of Chicopee Trade School, Max proudly served his country during World War II serving aboard PT Boat 500 in the 34 Squadron of the United States Navy. He saw service in the Pacific Theatre, Europe, and the Philippines. He attained the rank of Gunners Mate Third Class. Max began his professional career as a mold maker working for the former Rogers Plastics Corp. He was a pioneer in the field of plastic injection molding and was a leader in developing the hot runner molding technique. He founded BPW Plastics Corp. of Wilbraham, MA in 1969. He joined The Society of Plastic Engineers and attained the status of Sr. Emeritus Member in 1958. He also served that organization as president of the Western Massachusetts Northern Connecticut Chapter. A resident of Wilbraham since 1957, he was a faithful communicant of St. Cecilia’s Church. An avid golfer, he was a Charter Member of Hampden Country Club, and a member of Crestview Country Club.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years Irene A. (Pasterczyk) Bizon, his son Matthew A. Bizon of Springfield, MA and daughter Maxine C. Mazur and her husband Edward of Ludlow, MA Sadly he was predeceased by twin sons Max and Andrew in 1949. Also surviving are his siblings Edward Bizon of Chicopee, MA and Chester Bizon of Springfield, MA Helen Janocha and Evelyn Tenczar both of Chicopee, he was predeceased by a brother Edwin Bizon. Max is also survived by many extended family members and friends.
Funeral Services celebrating his life will be Saturday April 5, 2008 with family and friends gathering at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home 64 Sewall St. Ludlow, MA at 9:45 AM. A Con-Celebrated Liturgy of Christian Burial in St. Cecilia’s Church 42 Main St. Wilbraham, MA at 11 AM. Rites of Committal with Military Honors will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery of Chicopee, MA