Helen Maziarz, our beloved mother, grand-mother, and great-grandmother passed away Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Bay Medical Care Facility at the age of 100 years. The daughter of the late Bartholomew and Catherine (Sczepanik) Gorney was born March 3, 1916. Helen attended St. Hyacinth Grade School. She worked at General Cigar Factory for many years. She married Alexander Maziarz of Saginaw, MI who pre-deceased her on September 26, 1995. Helen loved gardening, flowers, crocheting, making pies, but most of all loved being with her family, especially her grand-children and great-grandchildren. Surviving are five children: a son, Jerry (Gretchen) Maziarz; four daughters: Rose (Dan) Olechowski, Betty Paulus, Patricia (Terry) Majchrzak, and Dorothy (George) Barber; fifteen grandchildren: Matt (Lori) Maziarz, Nick Maziarz, Lisa (Tim) Wolf, Kevin (Rhonda) Olechowski, Steve (Sue) Olechowski, Julie (Pat) Kuczkowski, Greg (Jennifer) Olechowski, Rex Paulus, Jennifer (Mark) Czarnik, Rebecca Majchrzak, David and Jeff Majchrzak, Amanda (Tyler) Davenport, and Jason and Rhonda Barber. Helen is also survived by nine great-grandchildren: Jack, Cooper, Hayden, Adam, Elen, Zander, Madelyn, Lelynd, and Emma and several step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren. Surviving too, are two brothers-in-law: Jerome Maziarz of Saginaw and Edward (Dorothy) Maziarz of Bridgeport. She was pre-deceased by Anthony Maziarz, six brothers, three sisters, and an infant daughter, Dolores. The family would like to extend sincere gratitude to the staff of Bay Medical Care Facility, for their outstanding kindness and the compassionate care given to Helen.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church. Visitation will be at the church only on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. Fr. Rick Filary will officiate with interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Those wishing to offer an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the wishes of the family. www.ambrosefuneralchapel.com