Wrisley Funeral Home
90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, MA 01373
Office: 413-665-4046             Fax: 413-665-0975
Elizabeth (Betty) Smiarowski
Calling hours will be on Friday (10/22/2021) from 4:00 to 7:00 at Wrisley Funeral Home, 90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, with a Rosary Confraternity recitation of a Decade of the Rosary at 3:30 p.m. Funeral services will be on Saturday (10/23/2021) from the funeral home at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in Holy Family Church
Elizabeth (Betty) Smiarowski, 81, of North Hatfield passed away on October 19, 2021, after a brief period of declining health. She was born in Palmer MA February 21, 1940 to Michael and Anna (Wojtowicz) Kulig. She was a graduate of Palmer High School, Boston College and the University of Detroit. She taught high school mathematics for a short time and then was an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Holyoke Community College, retiring in 2000. She worked along side her husband Stanley on the family farm for many years.

Betty was a long time communicant of Holy Family Church in South Deerfield and was a lector and member of the Rosary Sodality. She was a woman who had tremendous faith in God and attended daily mass until her health prevented her from attending. She enjoyed attending all of her grandson's school and sporting events. She enjoyed watching hockey, baseball and horse racing. She enjoyed dinners out with family and friends.

Betty was predeceased by her husband Stanley in 2004 and her son Michael in 2000. She leaves her daughter Julie Hanieski and her husband Michael of Sunderland, her grandsons Douglas and Jacob of whom she was so proud. She also leaves her sister in law Eleanor Smiarowski of Hatfield and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family respectfully requests that masks be worn at the services. Calling hours will be on Friday (10/22/2021) from 4:00 to 7:00 at Wrisley Funeral Home, 90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, with a Rosary Confraternity recitation of a Decade of the Rosary at 3:30 p.m. Funeral services will be on Saturday (10/23/2021) from the funeral home at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in Holy Family Church celebrated by Father Jonathan Reardon. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.

Donations in her memory can be made to: Holy Family Church Renovation Fund, 29 Sugarloaf St, South Deerfield MA 01373 or to CFWM For the Michael A. Smiarowski Memorial Scholarship Fund, 333 Bridge Street, Springfield, MA 01103 or online at: https://communityfoundation.org/donate-now/. Check the box next to "Another Named Fund" and select the fund which is listed under "Michael"