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Agnes M. (Draskawich) Gureckis

July 4, 1927 ~ April 25, 2022 (age 94)

Obituary

Agnes Mary (Draskawich) Gureckis, 94, passed away Monday at Baystate Medical Center. She was born in Nashua, NH on July 4, 1927 to the late Anne (Hurbonevich) and Alexander Draskawich. She grew up in Nashua and lived most of her life in West Springfield. She was a graduate of the Andover Institute of Business. She worked at the former Providence Hospital in the Safety and Dietary Department. After that Agnes retired as a secretary for the Engineering Division of Hamilton Standard in Windsor Locks, CT. She was a longtime communicant of St. Thomas the Apostle Church in West Springfield. Prior to her husband Michael’s passing the two of them were inseparable and did everything together. They especially enjoyed traveling together. Family was the most important thing in Agnes’ life. She also was proud of her heritage and loved the Lithuanian traditions. She was the loving wife of the late Michael M. Gureckis (2014), beloved mother of Glen Gureckis and his wife Michaeline of Ludlow, Dr. Kevin Gureckis and his wife Kathleen of Boerne, TX, and the late Brian Gureckis (2020), devoted grandmother of Todd Gureckis and his wife Julie, Trevor Gureckis and his wife Sugar, and Amanda Gureckis and her fiancé Joshua, and she also leaves her cherished great grandchildren, Marlowe and Elliott Gureckis, several nieces and nephews, and her son Brian’s partner Marianne Karas. She was also predeceased by her twin sister Mary Draskawich. The Funeral Mass will be this Saturday at 11:30 am at St. Thomas Church in West Springfield. Calling hours will precede the Mass from 9-11 am at the TOOMEY-O’BRIEN FUNERAL HOME, 1043 Westfield Street, West Springfield. Burial will be at St. Thomas Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Shriners’ Hospital for Children, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104. 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
April 30, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Toomey- O'Brien Funeral Home
1043 Westfield Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

Funeral Mass
Saturday
April 30, 2022

11:30 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Church
65 Pine Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

Burial
Saturday
April 30, 2022

12:30 PM
St. Thomas Cemetery
420 Kings Highway
West Springfield, MA 01089

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