1956 – 2016
Woodstock – Michael A. Szafarowicz, 59, of Brickyard Rd., died Sunday, July 10, 2016 in his home. He was the loving husband of the late Stephanie (Nedoroscik) Szafarowicz. Born in Worcester, MA, he was the son of the late Eugene and Regina (Grudzinski) Szafarowicz.
Michael worked as a machinist for various local machine shops. He loved model trains and was known for being a “Jack of all Trades,” was able to fix anything. He was known as “Dziadziu” to all of his grandchildren with whom he enjoyed spending his time with.
Michael was survived by his daughter, Kathryn Shead and her husband Benjamin of Thompson; his brothers, Eugene Szafarowicz of Japan, and William Szafarowicz of Willberham, MA; his sisters, Christine Biernat of Southington, CT, Regina McFadden of Charlotte, NC, and Theresa Mangano of Alaska; his grandchildren, Joshua, Isabelle, Zachary, Raya, Teagan, Samuel, Austin, Damion, and Alysha.
In addition to his wife Stephanie, he was predeceased by his son, the late David Szafarowicz; and his best friend and dog “Teddy.”
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Michael’s family from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 15, 2016 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.