April 15, 1948 - July 8, 2021
NEW YORK MILLS – A. Donna Mroz passed away peacefully, with the angels, on July 8, 2021, at the Abraham House in Rome. Donna was born on April 15, 1948, in Sypniwo, Poland, the daughter of the late Jan and Regina (Krzyzewska) Cychowski. She was educated in Warsaw, earning a degree in Nursing and Mechanical Engineering. On August 9, 1968, Donna was joined in marriage to Henry Mroz, a loving union of 52 years. She immigrated to the United States in 1970. She was a member of Sacred Heart St. Mary’s Church in New York Mills. Donna was an intelligent, spiritual, kind-hearted, and selfless woman who always helped others. She was a master seamstress, excellent cook, baker, and home interior decorator. Also, she was proficient in Polish, German, and Russian languages. Donna was known for her delicious pierogis and welcoming people into her home. She will be missed dearly by many of her family, friends, and neighbors. Donna was employed as a nurse at several health care facilities including St. Elizabeth Hospital, Oxford Home Care, and most recently at Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc., from where she retired. She truly loved helping the Hospice patients that she cared for and provided comfort to, as well as their families over the years. Donna is survived by her beloved husband, Henry; beloved daughter, Alicia Mroz and her partner, Michael Frey; beloved son, Christopher Mroz and his wife, Mandy; beloved grandchildren, Olivia and Emilee; sister, Elizabeth and her husband, Mark Michalak and their children, Magdalena (Matt) Caracas, Kamil and Matteusz Michalak, all of Utica, and Jacek (Monika) Chodkowski, of Europe; aunts, Krystyna Plenkowska and Kazimiera Zebrowska, of Poland, Europe; brother-in-law, Greg Mroz, predeceased by his wife, Grace, of New York Mills; sister-in-law and husband, Marianna (Mieczyslaw) Wojtkowski; cousin, Zygmunt Tomaszewicz and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and relatives both here and in Poland. She also leaves special friends, Karleen, Mary, Anna, Casey, Jackie, the Comenale family, and Val, as well as many more she has made throughout the years. She is predeceased by her cousin, Hanna Tomaszewicz; sister-in-law, Jadwiga Pawlowski and brother-in-law, Jan Pawlowski. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of the Sacred Heart & St. Mary Our Lady of Czestochowa, New York Mills. Donna’s family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to Dr. Scott Brehaut, Dr. Teresa Gentile, the nurses and staff at Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc., including Tina, Crystal, Irene, Georgia, and Mallory for the excellent care and compassion shown to Donna throughout her illness. Also, thank you to the caregivers from the agency, Band of Angels. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in Donna’s name may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. (www.hospicecareinc.org) or The Abraham House in Rome (www.theabrahamhouse.org). Envelopes will be available at the Mass.
NEW YORK MILLS – A. Donna Mroz passed away peacefully, with the angels, on July 8, 2021, at the Abraham House in Rome. Donna was born on April 15, 1948, in Sypniwo, Poland, the daughter of the late Jan and Regina (Krzyzewska) Cychowski.... View Obituary & Service Information
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