October 21, 2005
Mrs. Anna Mary (Gadek) Hish Filip, 85, of & East Walnut St. Adams, died Tuesday morning at North Adams Regional Hospital. She was born in Hoosick Falls, New York on September 7, 1919, a daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Pola) Gadek. She moved to Adams as an infant with her family, and attended Adams schools. Mrs. Filip worked at the former Berkshire Hathaway Co. in Adams for several years, until the mill closed in 1957. She was later employed at the former Cornish Wire plant in Williamstown, until retiring in 1981. She was a communicant of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Adams. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, sewing, and especially her family and her home. She married Stanley Hish on November 28, 1940. He died on November 28, 1945. She married Frederick Filip on October 7, 1950. He died January 21, 1997. She is survived by 2 daughters - Mary Ann Hish of Adams; and Elizabeth King and her husband, Richard, of Adams; 2 Granddaughters - Laurie McDonald of South Deerfield, and Christine Sayers of Columbia, Missouri; 5 Great Grandchildren - Sarah, Jessica and Matthew Markland, and Kaylee and Dylan Sayers; 1 Sister - Sophie Kumiega of Taftville, Connecticut; 1 Sister in Law - Alice Filip of Holyoke, MA; 1 Cousin - Sophie Tarsa of Adams; and several nieces & nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. She was predeceased by 5 brothers- Theodore, Frank, John, Joseph and Ernest Gadek. The funeral will be held on Thursday, June 30th, at 11:30 AM from the AUGE-PACIOREK-SIMMONS Funeral Home, 13 Hoosac St. Adams, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 12 Noon in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Adams. Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery, Adams. Calling hours are Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 AM at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Adams Council on Aging, Village Ambulance Service of Williamstown, or Adams Ambulance Service through the funeral home.
Mrs. Anna Mary (Gadek) Hish Filip, 85, of & East Walnut St. Adams, died Tuesday morning at North Adams Regional Hospital. She was born in Hoosick Falls, New York on September 7, 1919, a daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Pola) Gadek. She... View Obituary & Service Information
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