Clara Kathleen (Midura) Waniewski, 92 of Feeding Hills passed peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on January 5th, 2020. Clara was born in Chicopee, the daughter of the late Stanley and Bertha Midura. Clara graduated from Chicopee High School, class of 1944, married her husband, Henry in 1947 and moved to Feeding Hills. Clara retired in 1985 after 20 years of service as postal clerk at the Feeding Hills Post Office. After her retirement, Clara joined her husband, Henry in the family business “Waniewski Farms” where she remained active for many years to follow. Her husband, Henry died in 2011 at the age of 88. They were married for 62 years at the time of his passing. Clara leaves her son, Henry Paul Waniewski in Feeding Hills, daughter, Karen White her husband Gerald of Yarmouth Port, MA, two cherished granddaughters, Vanessa and Casey White whom she enjoyed so much. Cioci Clara also leaves many nieces and nephews who will always remember her.
Clara leaves her sole surviving sister, Eleanor Kozikowski of West Springfield. She was predeceased by her four brothers, Bernard, Ernest, Alfred, and Thaddeus Midura, and her three sisters, Stella Czelusniak, Irene Zajchowski- Pudlo, and Josephine Filipowicz.
A Funeral Service will be held for Clara on Saturday, January 11th at 9:30 am with Liturgy of Christian Burial in Sacred Heart Church, Springfield Street in Feeding Hills at 11 am followed by burial at Springfield Street Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held on Friday, January 10th from 4 to 7 pm at Colonial Forastiere Funeral Home, 985 Main Street in Agawam. For more information please visit forastiere.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Parish, 1061 Springfield Street, Feeding Hills, MA 01030.
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