Tadeusz Atanowski; 1958 - 2009.
Ted was born in Holyoke on January 25, 1958, son of Jadwiga (Florczek) and the late Frank Atanowski, but lived in Gilbertville for 30 years. He earned his Associate Degrees from Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community College. Ted was a network administrator at Merriam Webster, Inc. in Springfield where he worked for 11 years. Previously, he worked for the U.S. Postal Service at the Bulk Mail Center in Springfield for 11 years. He loved building things, working outside, and built his own home. He restored classic cars, and established the enthusiast group, Mass Mopar Group for classic car lovers. Ted was hardworking, he loved his family and friends, and cherished his Polish heritage. He will be forever missed.
Ted is survived by his beloved wife of 27 years, Stephanie (Wlodarczyk) Atanowski; his son, Nicholas Atanowski of Gilbertville; his two daughters, Christine Atanowski of Gilbertville and Rachael Wasser of Jacksonville, NC; his mother, Jadwiga Atanowski of Westhampton; and four sisters, Jane Thayer of Westhampton, Danuta Vasiliou of Quaker Hill, CT, Emilia Falkowski of Ansonia, CT, and Helena Atanowski of Florence, MA.
A Memorial gathering for family & friends will be held on Monday, July 6, 2009 from 2 - 4 p.m in the Cebula Funeral Home Chapel, 66 South Street, Ware, MA.