July 21, 2005
Mrs. Frances Josephine (Sakowski) Zwiercan, 85, of Millhouse Apartments, 75 Commercial St. Adams, died Thursday morning at Hillcrest Commons in Pittsfield. She was born in Adams on September 16, 1919, a daughter of the late Joseph and Laura (Lemanski) Sakowski. She lived in Hinsdale as a child, and attended Dalton schools. She lived in Savoy for many years, and moved to Adams six years ago. Mrs. Zwiercan last worked at Crane & Co. in Dalton for 8 years, retiring 20 years ago. Earlier, she worked as a domestic and cook for several local families, and also worked as a nurse's aide for several years. She was a communicant of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Adams. She enjoyed tatting, knitting, crocheting and cooking. She was strongly devoted to her faith. Her husband, John H. Zwiercan, whom she married July 21, 1945, died on February 17, 1992. She is survived by 1 daughter - Judith A. Zepka and her husband, Thomas, of Cheshire; 2 Grandchildren - Becky Zepka and Jonathan Zepka, both of Cheshire; 2 Brothers - William Sakowski of Savoy, and Joseph Sakowski of Dalton; and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Edna Haskins, and 2 brothers - Stanley and Walter Sakowski. The funeral will be held on Tuesday, May 31, at 9:00 AM from the AUGE-PACIOREK-SIMMONS Funeral Home, 13 Hoosac St. Adams, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Adams, celebrated by Rev. Daniel J. Boyle, Pastor of the Parishes of St. Stanislaus Kostka and Notre Dame & St. Thomas Aquinas. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery, Adams. Calling hours are Monday, May 30th, from 4 to 7 PM at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to St. Stanislaus Kostka Church or Adams Ambulance Service through the funeral home.
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