Lucille A. Dryzga passed away Saturday morning March 15, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 30, 1923 in Bay City, to the late Joseph and Marie (Nowak) Soitz. Lucille married Floyd D. Dryzga, October 1, 1949 in St. Hyacinth Church and he survives her. She worked at Evenknit Knitting Mills and was a member of St. Hyacinth Church, where she belonged to the Rosary Society. Lucille enjoyed playing cards and watching the game show network. She also enjoyed watching the Detroit Tigers and basketball games with her husband, Floyd. Lucille truly loved entertaining family and friends.
Surviving besides her husband Floyd she leaves four children: Tim (Judy), Mark (Julia), Craig (Gail) and Lisa Dryzga. Six grandchildren: Angela, (John III) Beers, Troy (Meghan) Dryzga, Laura Dryzga, Patrice Dryzga (Joe Jackson), Emily Dryzga and Jessica Dryzga. Four great-grandchildren: Hayley, Bo, Tyler, Alexandra and soon to be baby Brody. Also surviving is a sister Loretta Kozak, several nieces, nephews and dear friends: Mae Samolewski and Pam & Mike St. Laurent. She was predeceased by four sisters: Irene Soitz, Germaine (Leonard) Bassett, Beatrice (Kenneth) McFarland, Jeanette (Leonard) Prell, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Ephrem (Barbara) Kalinowski, Bert (Mary) Dryzga, Louis Kozak, special friends Bucky & Irene Bukowski and Ed Samolewski.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. from St. Hyacinth Church. Concelebrating will be Fr. Loren Kalinowski, Lucille’s nephew, and Fr. Jerzy Dobosz, with burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2 – 8 P.M. and at the church on Wednesday after 10:00 A.M. St. Hyacinth’s Rosary Society will pray the rosary at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, followed by a Parish Vigil Service for Lucille at 7:00 P.M. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Bay Medical Foundation or Donor’s Favorite Charity.