South Deerfield - Edith H. (Kocot) Ostrowski died peacefully
at home surrounded by family after a brief illness on January 20, 2017 in So.
Deerfield, Mass. at 76 years of age.
Edith is pre-deceased in death by her husband Anthony Ostrowski. Edith is survived by her daughter Jennifer
Mikaelian and husband Matthew of So. Hadley, son Stanley Ostrowski and wife
Valerie of So. Deerfield, her sister/best friend Henrietta Kocot and comrade
Don Quimette, Jr. and brother, Henry Kocot and comrade Karla Clarke, all of So.
Deerfield. Edith is preceded in death by
her brother Anthony Kocot and survived by Anthony’s wife Patricia Kocot of
Conway, Mass. Edith was blessed with two
granddaughters, Hailey and Jasmyne Ostrowski of So. Deerfield. Edith had a special nephew/godson Jeffrey
Kocot and his wife Shelly of Whately and a very special aunt/godmother Nellie
Omasta of Hatfield, other nieces & nephews include Terri, John and Joe
Edith was born on March 6, 1940 in Deerfield, Mass., to
Edith and Henry Kocot. She attended
Deerfield High School along with the Business School of Northampton Commercial
College. She was then married to Anthony
Ostrowski of So. Deerfield in November of 1966 and then had two children.
Edith worked at Skibiski Farm Supply, Skibiski Insurance,
Hatfield Farm Equipment and then later for the family business Henry C. Kocot
& Son’s. During her younger years,
she enjoyed fishing, hunting, polka dancing and shenanigans with Anthony. Upon retiring, Edith enjoyed polka music,
family time at Lake Wyola, the Red Sox and her outdoor birds. Edith was a dedicated member of the Holy
Family Church, the Rosary Confraternity Society and Our Lady of Perpetual Help
The family would like to thank her doctor, Gail Blanchard,
NP & VNA Hospice for all their care and dedication. The family would also like to thank all of
the friends and family whom surrounded Edith in her home with prayers, cards,
meals and good memories during her brief illness.
Funeral services and calling hours will be held on Saturday,
January 28, 2017 at 9:00am from the Wrisley Funeral Home, Sugarloaf St., So.
Deerfield, followed by mass at 11am in the Holy Family Church in So.
Deerfield. Rosary Confraternity will be
held at 9:30am. A private burial will be
at the convenience of the family. In
lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VNA & Hospice of Cooley
Dickinson, 168 Industrial Drive, Northampton, MA, 01060.
Expressions of sympathy available at www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com.