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Claire Pilecki

April 22, 2021

Obituary

 

Ms. Claire Pilecki, 88, died Thursday, April 22, 2021 in the St. Joseph’s Senior Home & Nursing Center in Woodbridge, New Jersey.

Family and friends are invited to the visitation in the Kowalski Funeral Home, 515 Roselle Street, Linden on Tuesday, April 27th. from 2:00PM to 5:00PM.  During the visitation, a prayer service will be conducted at 3:00PM by the Reverend Eugene Diurczak.  On Wednesday, April 28th. at 8:30AM, everyone will start to gather in the funeral home where a prayer service will be held at 9:00AM, followed by the funeral mass to be offered in the St. Theresa of the Child Jesus R.C. Church, Linden at 10:00AM.  The prayers of committal will precede Claire’s burial in the

family plot in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Linden, New Jersey.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Claire’s name may be made to the St. Joseph’s Senior Home & Nursing Center, One St. Joseph’s Terrace, Woodbridge, NJ 07095 

Claire, the daughter of the late Anne Kostick Pilecki and the late Stanislaw Pilecki was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey.  She resided in Linden, New Jersey from 1994 until 2018, when she moved to Woodbridge, New Jersey.

Claire was a data entry operator for the Union County Probation Office for sixteen years and she retired in 2003.

Everyone that knew Claire was aware of her two major attributes.  Claire was a fiercely independent lady, who liked to do things in her own way and in her own time.  The other was that Claire was Catholic to the core and had a deep and long lasting relationship with her faith and her God.  Claire was a member of the Altar/Rosary Society, as well as, a member of the Parish Council, both of the Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Linden, New Jersey.  She loved to devote her time and energies to going on religious pilgrimages.  Claire engaged in over twenty-two pilgrimages where she has traveled all over the world to various places, including the Holy Land, Medjugorje, and Guadalupe.

In addition to her parents, Claire was predeceased by her brother, Stanley Pilecki.

She is survived by the Chrobak Family, the Sisters at St. Joseph’s, friends, and neighbors.  Claire was one of a kind and we will all miss her!

As per the regulations imposed through the State of New Jersey, there will now be a maximum of one hundred and fifty people allowed in the funeral home and the church at one time and face protection is suggested.  We thank you for your understanding during this time of transition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 27, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kowalski Funeral Home
515 Roselle Street
Linden, New Jersey 07036

Gathering of Family and Friends
Wednesday
April 28, 2021

8:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Kowalski Funeral Home
515 Roselle Street
Linden, New Jersey 07036

Prayer Service & Celebration of Life
Wednesday
April 28, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Theresa of the Child Jesus R.C. Church, Linden
131 East Edgar Road
Linden, New Jersey 07036

Committal Service & Burial in the family plot
Wednesday
April 28, 2021

11:00 AM
Mt. Calvary Cemetery
1000 East Edger Road (aka/ Route 1 & 9 North)
Linden, New Jersey 07036

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