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Evelyn Lesniak

Evelyn Lesniak

Sunday, March 11th, 1928 Friday, January 10th, 2020

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Obituary for Evelyn Z Lesniak (Zawistowski)

Evelyn Z. Lesniak, 91, lifelong resident of Enfield, entered into Eternal Rest on Friday, January 10, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born in the Scitico section of Enfield on March 11, 1928, the daughter to the late Joseph and Mary (Wal) Zawistowski. She was a graduate of Enfield High School Class of 1946. Evelyn enjoyed a long career as the Senior Business Manager of Northeast Utilities for 35 years up until her retirement in 1991. She was a lifetime communicant and faithful parishioner of St. Bernard Church. Evelyn was a volunteer at Parkway Pavilion, Blair Manor and Mark Twain Housing, as well as a member of Enfield Senior Citizens AARP 3062. She enjoyed playing cards, Bingo, and traveling. She was a social butterfly who found much joy in the times she spent surrounded by her friends. Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Karen T. Lesniak of Tacoma, WA; a grandson, Brian Kowalenko of Enfield; and many extended family members. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Leopold P. Lesniak; a daughter, Kathleen Kowalenko; four brothers, Steven, Joseph, Gus, and Theodore Zawistowski; and sisters, Bernice, Alice, Helen, Irene, Mary and Sophie. Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for calling hours from 4-7 pm on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Rd., Enfield, CT 06082. A procession will gather at the funeral home at 9:00 am on Thursday, January 16, 2020 for a Mass to be celebrated at 10:00 am at St. Bernard Church, 426 Hazard Ave, Enfield, CT 06082. Burial will be held at St. Bernard Cemetery on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 11:00 am. Donations in memory of Evelyn may be made to St. Bernard Church, 426 Hazard Ave, Enfield, CT 06082.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Leete Stevens Enfield Chapels
    61 South Rd.
    Enfield, CT
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    Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
    4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Mass

    Thursday, January 16th, 2020 | 10:00am
    St. Bernard Church
    426 Hazard Ave
    Enfield, Connecticut
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    Thursday, January 16th, 2020
    10:00am
    A procession will gather at the funeral home at 9:00 am
    Officiant
    Father John Golas
  • Interment

    Friday, January 17th, 2020 | 11:00am
    St. Bernard Cemetery, Enfield
    Address Not Available
    Enfield, Connecticut
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    Friday, January 17th, 2020
    11:00am
  • Reception

    Thursday, January 16th, 2020 |
    Old Country Banquets
    Address Not Available
    Thursday, January 16th, 2020

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PAT PAKLOS, Carmella Stauffer, and others have sent flowers to the family of Evelyn Z Lesniak (Zawistowski).
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PAT PAKLOS, Carmella Stauffer, and others have sent flowers to the family of Evelyn Z Lesniak (Zawistowski).
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Ted Polinski

so sorry to hear of your passing, I could not attend because of transportation issues being in a wheelchair rest in peace prayers sent for you please forgive me love you cioci ..........................Ted Polinski
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PAT PAKLOS

We will miss "Evelyn Lesniak". FROM HER CARD PLAYINGS FRIENDS ; PAT--JAN--SUE--ANN..
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The staff at New York & Atlantic Railway would like to our deepest condolences for your loss. You are in our thoughts during this difficult time.
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Carmella Stauffer

We are thinking of you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. The Stauffer Family.
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Carmella Stauffer purchased the Blooming Garden Basket and planted a memorial tree for the family of Evelyn Lesniak.
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Barbara Plamondon

So very sorry to hear of Evelyn's passing. She was a wonderful lady who always enjoyed herself. We have many fond memories of her at many family gatherings. She will be missed. John and Barbara (Smyth) Plamondon Port Orange, FL
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Karen Lesniak

Thank you Barbara. Karen Lesniak
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