Mary A. Simcik, 95, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at the Jerome Home in New Britain. She was the widow of John S. Simcik.
Born in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Bandurska) Kowalczyk. Mary was a New Britain resident most of her life, and a former resident of Berlin and East Hampton. She was a member of St. Paul’s Church, the Ladies Guild at St. Paul’s Church, the Red Hat Society, and was formerly active at the YWCA in New Britain. Mary enjoyed being with people. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and enjoyed cooking, bingo, sewing and flowers.
Surviving are her children, John Simcik of Southington, Marsha Tallard and her husband, Robert of Newington, Philip Simcik of New Britain, Gail Embacher and her husband, William of East Hampton; a sister, Ceilia Kowalczyk of New Britain; a daughter-in-law, Christine Simcik; four grandchildren, Adam Simcik and his companion, Melissa Lapent, Craig Simcik and his wife, Erin, William J. Embacher II and his wife, Heather, Brian Embacher and his fiancée, Jaime Marland; and three great-grandchildren, Eleanor Simcik, Alexander Simcik, and Audrey Embacher. Mary was predeceased by a son, Paul Simcik, her twin brother, Joseph Kowalczyk, and by two sisters, Anna Lazicki and Agnes Simcik.
The family of Mary would sincerely like to thank the Jerome Home for their compassionate and outstanding care that they provided to her.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Paul’s Church in Kensington. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Meriden. A calling hour will be held on Monday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home, 411 South Main St., New Britain. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul’s School, 461 Alling St., Kensington, CT 06037 or to the Berlin Senior Center, 33 Colonial Drive, Berlin, CT 06037. Please share a memory of Mary with the family in the online guest book at www.ericksonhansen.com .