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Genevieve S. (Kogut) Krol

September 2, 1930 ~ April 14, 2022 (age 91)

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Genevieve S. “Jean” (Kogut) Krol entered into eternal life with the Lord, and her beloved husband Eddie on April 14, 2022. Jean was born in Ludlow, MA on September 2, 1930 to Adam and Sophie (Workum) Kogut. She retired with many years of service from the Wall Street Journal. Jean was a devout catholic, and a faithful communicant of Immaculate Conception Church in Indian Orchard, MA. Jean was a member of the Immaculate Conception parish ladies sodality, and also a member of the ladies auxiliary of the PAV of Wilbraham.

After her retirement, Jean loved to travel with her husband to many places in the country and abroad. Her most memorable trip was to Rome, where she and her husband had the honor to have had an audience with Pope Saint John Paul II, on two occasions. Jean also enjoyed sewing, and polka dancing. Most of all, Jean loved spending time with her family whom she loved so dearly. She was always there to help family in any way she could. Jean had a heart of Gold, and her memory will be treasured by her family forever.

Jean was predeceased by her parents, her beloved husband Edward “Eddie” Krol on Nov. 10, 2018, and her nephew Thomas Krol on Jan. 27, 2020.

She leaves to cherish her memory her faithful and devoted niece Susan Grimaldi and her husband Al from East Longmeadow, and her nephew's wife Carol Krol from Belchertown. She also leaves one aunt Phyllis Sakowski of Wilbraham. Additionally, Jean leaves her cherished friends Rose Lupi, and Tina Bak, and many Godchildren and cherished cousins.

Memorial contributions in Jean's memory can be made to Immaculate Conception Church, 25 Parker St. Indian Orchard, MA or The Pope Saint John Paul Foundation of N.E., 53 Whitcomb St., Webster, MA 01570.

A calling hour for Jean will be held on Friday April 22, 2022 from 10 to 11:15 am at Nowak Funeral and Cremation Services 15 Ludlow Ave. Indian Orchard, MA 01051. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be at 12 noon at Immaculate Conception Church. Burial will follow at St. Aloysius Cemetery. To express online condolences, visit

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Calling Hours
April 22, 2022

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

Liturgy of Christian Burial
April 22, 2022

12:00 PM
Immaculate Conception Church (Ludlow Ave)
25 Parker Street
Indian Orchard, MA 01151

April 22, 2022

St. Aloysius Cemetery
1273 Berkshire Ave.
Indian Orchard, MA 01151

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