Granville- James M. Augustyniak age 67, devoted husband of the late Constance (Kinanis) Augustyniak, died June 6, 2022 at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield.
James was born on October 13, 1954 in Springfield, MA, son of the late James M. and Leocadia (Janisieski) Augustyniak. Prior to his retirement James worked in food distribution, having driven truck and retiring from Sweet Life after 20 years of service; but also having driven truck for Empire Beef Trucking, and B&H (Webster) Trucking. In addition to his wife who died on October 15, 2012 and his parents; he was also preceded by his fur baby “Minnie” who died on July 4, 2021. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but he adored his three grandchildren,
Olivia Cook of Granville, MA, Jayda Correa of West Springfield, MA and Jonathan Ortiz of Florida.
In addition to his grandchildren, James leaves his special care givers, Ashley Cook and her husband Steve, of Granville, MA, Jacqueline “Jackie” Cotto Correa and her husband Jaieme, of Springfield, MA ;his best friends Bob Randall of Enfield, CT, Cheryl Baron Marrewa and her husband Stan of West Springfield.
Calling hours are from 6:00PM-8:00PM on Monday June 13, 2022 in the Southwick Forastiere Funeral & Cremation, 624 College Highway, Southwick. A funeral home service will take place at 10:00AM, on Tuesday June 14, 2022. Burial will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery, Route 20, Russell Road, Huntington, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Friends of the Holyoke Soldier’s Home, PO Box, 1338, Holyoke, MA 010041 or on line at FOTSHINC@gmail.com.