Theresa Giermek, 92, of Fredonia, formerly of Dunkirk, died Tuesday morning July 29, 2013, at Brooks Memorial Hospital.She was born November 26, 1920, in Dunkirk, daughter of the late Joseph and Victoria (Braciszewski) Worosz.Theresa was a retired employee of the former Quality Markets on Bennett Road. Her memberships included Blessed Mary Angela Parish Church of St. Hedwig. Theresa enjoyed playing cards and was an avid traveler. Surviving are her daughter, Nancy (James) Bartelo of Hamburg and Bonita Springs, Fla.; 3
grandchildren, Amy (Fenton) Moran, Melissa (Justin) Binga, both of Mesa, AZ, and Jay (Diane) Bartelo of Hamburg; 9 great-grandchildren Jared, Drew, Victoria, Zachary, Ryan, Tessa, Jamie, Brian and Sean, along with several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Giermek, who died October 8, 2002; brothers Henry, Harry and Edward Worosz; and sisters Florence Bielaszka and Genevieve “Jenny” Kolassa. Relatives and friends are welcome to call at the R. Mackowiak Funeral Home Inc., 56 East Doughty Street in Dunkirk Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 10 o’clock in Blessed Mary Angela Parish Church of St. Hedwig. Interment will be in St. Hedwig’s Cemetery.Flowers are gratefully declined.