Bay City, Michigan
Eugene passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2011, age 84. He was born February 5, 1927 in Bay County to the late John and Josephine (Wojciechowski) Gruszczynski. He married Germaine H. Buzalski in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church on November 15, 1947; she predeceased him on February 13, 2003. Eugene was a building contractor for over 30 years and also a realtor. He was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church and enjoyed fishing, gardening, flowers and being in the outdoors. He loved spending time and sharing memories with his grandchildren.
Surviving are three children: Diane (Bill) Karner, Marsha (William) Groulx and Ken (Mary Lynn) Gruszynski, seven grandchildren: Billy (Tammy) Karner, Brad Karner, Jessica and Michael Gruszynski, Sara, Josh and Jon Groulx, two sister in-laws, Jenny Jezowski and Charlotte Buzalski. Eugene was predeceased by four sisters and three brothers.
The Funeral Mass and Rite of Committal will be celebrated Friday, December 30, 2011 at 10:00 AM at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Fr. Rick Filary will celebrate Mass and private interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery. Friends may call at the church only on Friday from 9:00 AM until the time of mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Stanislaus Campus Development Fund or the American Heart Association.
Eugene’s family would like to thank Larry and Michelle Campau, owners of Campau’s Adult Foster Care Home, their staff, Bay Regional Medical Center, Dr. Raza and his staff, for the wonderful care they extended Eugene and his family for the past five years.