Charles Krakowski
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Charles J
1921 - 2016
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Obituary for Charles J Krakowski

EAST BROOKFIELD- Charles James Krakowski, 95 , passed away on May 8,2016 in the Golden Living Nursing Home. He was born on March 13, 1921 in Buffalo, New York the son of Stanislaw and Anna (Bachon) Krakowski. His beloved wife Anna pre-deceased him in 1996.

Charles was employed as a custodian at the Northhampton Veteran’s Hospital for several years. He later worked at the Rutland Veteran’s Hospital. In his retirement years, he worked part-time as a custodian at Ragsdale Chevrolet.

Charles, a U.S. Marine Veteran of World War II , served our country and ended his career in the Corporal Aviation Unit in 1946.

Charles was an avid gardener who took great pleasure in nurturing his many beautiful flowers. He also was passionate about animals, especially his pet cats and his native wildlife. He also enjoyed his fishing experiences, traveling as far as Canada and Alaska.

Charlie had a wonderful sense of humor, often regaling in his unique “Charlie-isms”. He especially loved his “Three Angels”: Charlene, Kathleen and Kristine. The relationship that Charlie shared with Kris, his primary caregiver for the last 10 years, was truly a blessing to him.Kristine and her sisters would like to extend their appreciation for the exceptional care he received at Brookdale Senior Living at Eddy Pond and Golden Living, with a special thanks to the Hospice Unit.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 12,2016 at 11 a.m. in Pillsbury Funeral Home, 44 Gilbert Street, North Brookfield. Visitation will precede the service from 10:30 – 11:00. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery in Warren. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Second Chance Animal Shelter PO Box 136, East Brookfield,MA.01515.Please visit:

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