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“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
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“Dear Elizabeth , we are terribly sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. May our condolences bring you peace during this painful time. ”
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Zofia (Lach) Doroz, born in Palecznica, Kielce, Poland, died on August 29, 2016, after a brief illness. She leaves her daughter Elizabeth Tarasiak, with Robin White; a grandson Mark Tarasiak: great- grandchildren, Desiree Tarasiak of Rutland and Joshua Dussault of Winchendon; two sisters, Maria (Lach) Sobieraj and Genowefa (Lach) Wscislo in Poland; many nieces, nephews with extended families in United States and in Poland. She is predeceased by her husband, Jan Doroz who died 2013 and her son, Wojciech Doroz who died in 1981 and many siblings. She was one of 11 children born to Wojciech and Maria (Bucka) Lach.
In 1942, she married her husband, who at that time was a Polish Army soldier, active in the Polish underground. In December 1965, she and her family left Poland on the MS Batory arriving in Boston Harbor to settle in Worcester, MA. She was very loyal, loving and family oriented. Zofia was a good mother, very talented cook, avid gardener, crafts worker and good friend. She was instrumental in bringing many of her family to United States, including siblings, nieces and nephews. Her hospitality and help made a difference in many people's lives. She especially was attached to her grandson, Mark Tarasiak, whom she mostly raised since birth. She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish. The world is a better place because of her.
The funeral will be held on Friday, September 2, 2016 from HENRY-DIRSA FUNERAL HOME, 33 Ward St., with a Mass at 11:00 a.m. in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours in the funeral home will be on Thursday, September 1, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.