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Elizabeth (Romanko) Grochmal

March 12, 1930 ~ January 5, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old
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Elizabeth Grochmal Obituary

Elizabeth “Betty” (Romanko) Grochmal, 93, of Ludlow, died January 5, 2024 at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield. Born in Springfield on March 12, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Katherine (Zvonok) Romanko. Betty was a 1947 graduate of the former Technical High School of Springfield, and she worked as a Claims Supervisor for Travelers Insurance until she retired in 1990.

In her younger days, Betty was full of life. She loved animals, children and Polish music. She acquired many animals over the years, cats, dogs and even a rooster. Many of her nieces and nephews have happy memories of weekends at her home. She was a caregiver for all of her sisters. She was a talented seamstress and cook. She was a strong, independent woman who lived on her own until the age of 93 with many health issues and becoming legally blind. She was one of a kind. She was loved and will be greatly missed. Thank you to Jessica Valentine and Kelsey Goyer from ElderCare for your help and kindness.

Betty was the wife of the late Chester Grochmal who died in 1984. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was also pre-deceased by her sisters, Mary Saburoff, Katherine Bowler and Alice Peresada and her brothers, Alexander, Michael and Stephen Romanko.

Funeral Services for Betty will be held on Friday, Jan. 12, with Calling Hours from 10am-11:30am at Nowak Funeral & Cremation Services, 15 Ludlow Ave., Springfield. A Prayer Services will follow in the funeral home at 11:30am, and then burial will be at St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Chicopee.

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Services

Calling Hours
Friday
January 12, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Nowak Funeral & Cremation Services
15 Ludlow Avenue
Springfield, MA 01151

Prayer Service
Friday
January 12, 2024

11:30 AM
Nowak Funeral & Cremation Services
15 Ludlow Avenue
Springfield, MA 01151

Burial
Friday
January 12, 2024

St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Chicopee

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