November 1, 2008
Gladys Dolega Yorkville Gladys Dolega, 85, a lifelong area resident died on Saturday, November 1, 2008 at her home. She was born in Utica on December 5, 1922 the daughter of Joseph and Sophie Kozlowski Piedel and attended local schools. On January 31, 1943 she married Henry Dolega in Holy Trinity Church. He died in 1993. Gladys was a member of Holy Trinity Church, the Legion of Mary, The Rosary Society, Sacred Heart Society of Holy Trinity and the Yorkville Seniors. Gladys was an avid bowler and along with her late Husband had won several trophies from the Married and Single Couples bowling tournaments. She had retired from Great American super markets where she was employed as the Manager for the deli department. Her survivors include her daughter and caretaker Andrea along with her husband Fred Czerw of Yorkville; also include her daughters, Pamela and her husband Joseph Catalano of Ada, OK and Debbie Pinder and her companion Barry Russo of Juno Beach, FL; three sisters, Helen Bennett of Anchorage, AK, Jean Edmonds of Newington, CT and Dolores Assaro of New Hartford; two grandsons, Eric Czerw of Clifton Park, NY and Brian and his wife Christie Czerw of Albany GA; two granddaughters, Sarah Catalano of Albuquerque, NM and Amanda Catalano of Ada, OK; a sister-in-law, Mary Pendel of Yorkville and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters Catherine Ruskoski and Sally Ewing; and her brothers John Piendel and Stanley Pendel. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 10am at the Kowalczyk Funeral Home, 1156 Lincoln Avenue, Utica , and at 10:30 at Holy Trinity Church where a Mass Christian Burial will be Celebrated. Relatives and friends may call Tuesday (Today) from 5 until 8 pm. Burial will take place in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Gladyss Family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Sally OCallaghan, F.N.P. for her understanding and special care given to Gladys. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Holy Trinity Memorial fund, 1206 Lincoln Avenue, Utica, NY 13502. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Light a Candle at www.kowalczykfuneralhomes.com
Gladys Dolega Yorkville Gladys Dolega, 85, a lifelong area resident died on Saturday, November 1, 2008 at her home. She was born in Utica on December 5, 1922 the daughter of Joseph and Sophie Kozlowski Piedel and attended local schools. On... View Obituary & Service Information
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