Frances H. Bagenski of Cutchogue died at her home on June 27, 2012. She was 95 years old.
She was born in the Town of Riverhead on August 20, 1916, to Stanley and Stella (Plucinski) Tomaszewski and was a graduate of the Southold Academy.
Upon her marriage to Conrad J. Bagenski, the couple resided at the Bagenski homestead on Manor Hill in Cutchogue, where she lived for 76 years.
Frances spent many years working on the family farm and at the Singer Sewing Machine Co. in Riverhead, and she retired from Hazeltine Electronics in Riverhead after working there for 25 years.
She enjoyed yardwork, gardening and picking raspberries to sell at her little stand by the road.
Frances was a devoted and loving mother to her children, and this enormous love spread to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased in 1997 by her husband, Conrad, and grandson Marc Kaelin, sisters Irene Romanski in 1962 and Tessie Zubina in 2007 and sister-in-law Louise Tomaszewski in 2006.
She is survived by her son, Conrad (Skip), and daughter-in-law, Kathryn (QB); her daughter, Carole Wyer, and son-in-law, Harry; her siblings Lewis (Bonnie) Tomaszewski and Edward Tomaszewski; her grandchildren Brian (Wendy) Bagenski, Brenda (Kenny) Corrigan, Renee (John) Reeve and Gerard (Laurie) Kaelin Jr.; her stepchildren, Harry Wyer Jr., Dawn (Jason) O’Sullivan and Michael (Melissa) Wyer; her great-grandchildren, Brandon and Richard Bagenski, Tyler and Kayla Corrigan, Ashley Fogarty, Alexa Reeve, and Grace, Sierra, Ian and Charlie Kaelin; her step-great-grandchildren Katelynn and Kiera O’Sullivan; and many nieces and nephews.
The family received friends June 29 at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. The Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated June 30 at Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church by Father Marian Bicz, followed by interment at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery, both in Cutchogue.
This is a paid notice.