Stasia Rzepa

Obituary of Stasia Rzepa

Stasia Rzepa, 97, of Brooklyn died Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Westview Health Care Center in Dayville, CT. She was born July 1, 1920, in New Bedford, MA, daughter of the late Stanislaw and Katherine (Palys) Tomczewski. Beloved wife of the late Frank Rzepa, he died January 29, 1979, they were married June 10, 1944, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in New Bedford, MA.

Stasia was a communicant of St. James Church in Danielson. Considered herself a prayer warrior. Volunteered at the St. James Bazaar, bingo, craft group and was an excellent knitter. She worked at John I. Paulding Co. as an assembler. She was a loving wife and mother, devoted her life to raising her family. In 1979 she worked for the Brooklyn Golf Course and worked at QVCC serving meals. In 1984 Stasia worked at the Brooklyn/Killingly Early Childhood Learning Center as a kitchen aide till she was 90 years old, where the children lovingly referred to her as Grandma.  

She leaves her children, John Rzepa, Diane Barrette, Theresa Rzepa all of Danielson, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, April 2, 2018 at 2:30 PM at St. James Church, 12 Franklin Street, Danielson. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Danielson. Calling hour will be 1:15 to 2:00 PM at the Gagnon and Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds Street, Danielson. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to St. James School, 120 Water St. Danielson, CT 06239. Share a memory at www.gagnonandcostellofh.com