1921 – 2013
Putnam – Mary A. Krawiec, 91, of Park St., died Thursday, June 6, 2013 unexpectedly in the arms of her daughter Anna. She was the loving wife of the late Michael Krawiec. Born in Newmarket, New Hampshire, she was the daughter of the late John and Teofila (Uzendowska) Fall.
On November 11, 1929, Armistice Day, Mary and her family moved to Putnam. Mary attended Smith Street School in Putnam and worked her first job at Bonita Bedspread. In 1961 she worked as a winder and twister for Hale Manufacturing and retired 25 years later in August 1986. She married Michael Krawiec on May 18, 1946 at St. Mary Church of the Visitation. Mary and her husband Michael lived on Powhattan St. for nearly 35 years and after moved to Park St. They had two daughters, Dorothy and Anna. Anna later became her companion and caregiver after her husband died on June 25, 1997 and her daughter Dorothy died on October 4, 2006.
Mrs. Krawiec loved to cook Polish food. She enjoyed reading the newspaper front to back and especially liked the Sunday comics. Mary was a proud woman and had a very loving heart. She was always kind to all animals and loved her cats.
Mary is survived by her daughter, Anna Gardner of Putnam. She was predeceased by her daughter, Dorothy Ann Krawiec Lemire; her brother, Walter Fall; and her two sisters Anna Fall and Helen Boylan. Mary will be missed dearly by her daughter Anna; Until we meet again Mama, I love you forever.
At Mary’s request the funeral services are private and entrusted in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.