Mrs. Mary H. Kropaczek Zawislak, 92, died Sunday, August 18, 2019 in her home surrounded by her loving family.
Family and friends are invited to the visitation in the Kowalski Funeral Home, 515 Roselle Street, Linden on Sunday, August 25th. from 5:00-8:00PM. On Monday, August 26th. from 10:30-11:00AM everyone will gather in the funeral home where a prayer service will be offered by Reverend Bryan Wolf at 11:00AM. Reverend Wolf will also say the prayers of committal preceding her burial in the family plot in Rosedale Cemetery in Linden, New Jersey.
Mrs. Zawislak, the daughter of the late Martha Drella Kropaczek and the late Adolph Kropaczek, was born on December 17, 1926 in Rahway, New Jersey. She resided in Rahway, New Jersey for thirty years, followed by a residence in Linden, New Jersey for fourteen years, Clark, New Jersey for seventeen years, Richmond, Virginia for twenty-nine years, Toms River, New Jersey for nine years and she finally settled in Westfield, New Jersey ten years ago.
She loved reading the gossip rags, such as the National Inquirer and People Magazine, among others and also kept current on all the day time soap operas.
Mrs. Zawislak was married for fifty-five years to Joseph J. Zawislak Sr., who died in 2001. She was also predeceased by her other family members, Melinda Lynn Zawislak, Henry Kubala, Charles Roberts, Rudolph Kropaczek, Pauline Lahita, Victor Kropaczek, Edward Kropaczek and Virgina Wargo.
Mrs. Zawislak is survived by her four children, Joseph Zawislak Jr. and his wife, Margerite, Karen Infantino and her husband, Charles, Marilyn Bohon and her husband, Steven and Alex Zawislak; her six grandchildren, Charles Joseph Infantino and his wife, Denise, Michelle Magee and her husband, Michael, Maryann Infantino and her companion, Dennis Magiera, Tyler Zawislak, Hunter Zawislak and Christina Dowdy and her husband, Hal; her eight great grandchildren, Michael Magee, Mason Magee, Samara Infantino, Charles Infantino Jr., Anthony Infantino, Madison Magiera, Alexandra Magiera and Aiden Dowdy and her many nieces and nephews.
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