Obit: Mamajek, Mary (1872 - 1966)
Surnames: Mamajek, Piopkewicz, Demerski, Niemiec, Zukowski
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 03 Nov 1966
Mamajek, Mary (2 JUN 1872 - 22 OCT 1966)
Mary Mamajek, 94, passed away at Stanley Hospital of old age on Saturday, Oct. 22nd, 1966.
Funeral services were conducted at St. Hedwig's Chapel, Thorp on Wednesday, Oct. 26th. Father Ed Masalewicz officiated at the ten a.m. service, and burial was in St. Hedwig's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ignatius Przybylski, Joe Panek, Frank Gwiazdon, Stanley Mamayek, Malen Balicki and Kase Mikolainis.
Mary Piopkewicz was born June 2, 1872 in Poland. She arrived in the states June 1890, residing in New York, Pennsylvania and later moved to Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.). She was united in marriage at Albion, N.Y., Oct. 10, 1892 to Roch. Mamajek, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are two sons, Frank and Joe Mamajek, both of Chicago; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Demerski of Beaver Falls, Pa., (Lillian) Mrs. Steve Niemiec of Chicago, Mrs. Setelle Zukowski, Thorp, and (Agnes) Mrs. Anthony Mamajek of Munhall, Pa.; 17 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Attending the funeral were folks from Owen, Withee, Greenwood, Willard, Stanley, Worth, Deerfield, Chicago, Ill., Milwaukee, Lublin and Munhall, Pa.
In Memory of our mother, Mary Mamajek:
I am home in heaven, dear one.
Oh, so happy and is bright.
There is perfect joy and beauty,
In this evelasting light.
All the pain and grief is over,
Every restless tossing passed.
I am now at peace forever,
Safely home in heaven at last.
There is still waiting for you,
So you must not idly stand; Do it now while life remaineth.
You shall rest in God's own land,
When the work is all completed.
He will gently call you home,
Oh the rapture of that meeting, Oh the joy to see you come.
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