Josephine M. Kurek
Josephine M. Kurek
NO. SMITHFIELD- Josephine M. (Misiaszek) Kurek, 87, of Cynthia Dr., passed away peacefully on Monday at Landmark Medical Ctr. With her loving family by her side. She was the loving wife of the late Lawrence J. Kurek.
Born, Nov. 25, 1924 in No. Smithfield.
She was the daughter of the late Jules & Sally (Curis) Misiaszek. She resided in No. Smithfield most of her life. Josephine was employed as a spinner at the former Bonte Spinning Co. for 32 years before retiring in 1982. She was a communicant and very active at the Polish National Catholic Church of our Saviour in Woonsocket.
She was a loving mother, grandmother, great Grandmother, sister, and aunt and will be dearly missed by everyone who knew her.
She is survived by a daughter, Nancy H. and her husband Jerry Ethier of No. Smithfield, a daughter in law Joyce L. Kurek of No. Smithfield, 2 sisters, Julia Hutnak of Harrisville, RI & Wanda Misiaszek of No. Smithfield. She was the loving grandmother to 6 Grandchildren, Christopher & Nicole Ethier, Jeffrey & Charlotte Ethier, Kerri & Tom Forbes, Keith & Santina Kurek, Kyle & Julie Kurek & Kelli Kurek, also loving great grandmother to Elizabeth, Christopher, Matthew, Eric, Jacob & Michael. She also leaves nieces and nephews. She was the mother to the late L. "Mike" Kurek and sister of the late Mary Rutka & Helen Calo.
Her Funeral will be Friday at 9:00 A.M. from the Kubaska Funeral Home, 35 Harris Ave., Woonsocket, with a Requiem Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. in the Polish National Catholic Church of our Saviour, 500 Smithfield Rd., Woonsocket. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Relatives & Friends are invited. Visitation hours are Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Polish National Catholic Church of our Saviour. Kubaskafuneralhome.com.