1928 – 2019
Webster, MA – Magdalena Zbyrad, 91, of West Point Rd., passed away on Friday April 19, 2019, at Brookside Healthcare. She was the loving wife of the late Boleslaw Zbyrad. Born in Poland, she was the daughter of the late Franciszek and Maria (Malek) Kozdeba.
Mrs. Zbyrad worked for many years on the family farm and later in life as security in the shipping and receiving department in Chmielow, Poland.
She was an extremely religious person and enjoyed gardening, sewing, and riding her bicycle. But, above all she cherished the quality time that she spent with her family.
Magdalena is survived by a daughter Helena Guay and her husband Glenn of Webster; grandchildren Glenn Guay, Jr. and his wife Edyta, Jennifer Stone, Bozena Golemo and her husband Artur, and Donna Dzieminski and her husband Marek; and a great granddaughter Karolina Dzieminski. She was predeceased by a daughter, Maria Zbyrad, and two brothers, Bronislaw and Tadeusz Kozdeba.
The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to Compassus Hospice especially Maria and Liz and the staff at Brookside Rehabilitation and Care Center especially Gayle and Karen.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. in St. James Church,12 Franklin St., Danielson. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.