Obituary of Gloria Jean Piatkowski
Gloria Jean Piatkowski, 97, passed away peacefully at Loretto Health and Rehabilitation in Syracuse, NY on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Born on May 31, 1924 in Lakeland, NY, to Joseph and Augusta (nee Fabian) Artin, Gloria was predeceased by her husband Michael, her sisters Frances Longwinter, Helen Pozzi, Beatrice Fabisiak, Charlotte Leahey and Elaine Grudzinski; along with her brothers Adam, Charles, William, Raymond and Stanley. Gloria is survived by her sons Alan (Donna), Robert (Terry) and Gary (Lori); her grandchildren, Stephen, Olivia, Zachary and Lucas along with many nieces and nephews.
Gloria graduated from Solvay High School and went on to work at Easy Washing Machine Company, New Process Gear and P&C Foods. She also taught Comptometers at Central Tech in Syracuse while raising her three boys. She was a communicant and active member of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and was also involved with the Syracuse Polish Home. Gloria enjoyed working bingo along with organizing trips to various Polka conventions and Polka cruises.
Funeral Services: 9:30AM Wednesday, September 8th, in The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus 927 Park Avenue Syracuse.
Burial: Sacred Heart Cemetery, Geddes
The Family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staffs of Loretto Fahey, Cunningham and Buckley Landing for their excellent, loving care of Gloria. They truly made a difference.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Gloria’s memory may be made to the Loretto Foundation, 700 East Brighton Ave, Syracuse, NY 13205 or the Syracuse Polish Community Foundation, 915 Park Ave, Syracuse, NY 13204
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