Mary V. Kula, age 89, of Waterford, passed away peacefully at Saint Vincent Health Center surrounded by her family on Monday, March 23, 2009. She was born on January 25, 1920 in Waterford, the daughter of the late Stanley and Valeria Desko Czesnowski.
Mary worked at Malleable Iron and also at her brother’s vegetable farm and their family dairy farm for many years. She was an avid gardener and loved her flower gardens.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Andrew Kula; a brother, Willie Czesnowski; and three sisters, Anna Loper, Stella Dactyl, and Francis Lynch.
Survivors include two sons and one daughter: Robert Kula and his wife Mary, James Kula and his wife Mary, and Margaret Heynoski and her husband David; along with nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
There will be no visiting hours. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at All Saints Parish in Waterford on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 10:00am. Fr. Thomas Whitman will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to All Saints Parish.