Jean (Kordek) (Zielinski) Faryniarz, 96, formerly of Forestville, passed peacefully Wednesday, March 4, 2020. She was the widow of Lucian Zielinski who died in 1945 in Germany during World War II. She married her second husband, Joseph Faryniarz in 1951 and he passed in 1996.
Jean was born in New Britain on March 11, 1923, the daughter of the late Kazimierz and Michalina (Radziwon) Kordek. She moved to Plainville in 1953 where she resided for 20 years before moving to Forestville in 1973, living there until 2016.
Jean was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church of Southington and attended St. Matthew Church while living in Forestville. She loved playing cards at the Bristol Senior Center and going to the casinos once in a while.
She leaves her son, Joseph Faryniarz of Coventry; many nieces and nephews and two sisters-in-law. Jean was predeceased by her daughter Janice (Zielinski) (Krenisky) Schmidt; brothers Frank, Casimir, Stanley and Edward and sister Ann Dupnik. Her son Joseph extends special thanks to her nieces Kathy Doty, Mary Ann Consorte, Florence and Charlie Procko for the care and consideration toward Jean. Also, many thanks to the staff of Southington Care Center for their care and consideration.
Family and friends are invited to calling hours on Sunday, March 8, 2020 between 3:00 and 6:00 p.m. at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville/Bristol. Her funeral procession will leave the funeral home on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 10:15 a.m. and proceed to the Immaculate Conception Church, 130 Summer St., Southington for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Committal services and interment will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, 175 South End Rd, Southington. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. To leave an online message of condolence or to share a memory or a photo, please visit Jean’s tribute page at www.OBrien-FuneralHome.com.
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