Mary (Kowalczyk) Zera, 89, widow of Stefan Zera, of Farmington, passed peacefully into God’s arms on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. She was born in Poland and was the daughter to the late Jan and Eleanora (Niedbala) Kowalczyk. She retired from Wire Mold in 1991 and was an active member of the Sacred Heart Ladies Guild.
Mary is survived and will be dearly missed by her children, Hedwig Dziubasik of Farmington, John Zera and his wife, Barbara of South Carolina, and Sophie Zera of New Britain; her precious six grandchildren, Annette, Christopher, Marcus, Joel, Carl and Matthew, and four sweet great-grandchildren, Rachel, Sarah, Theodore and Gideon. She is also survived by siblings in Poland, and many nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by her beloved daughter, Barbara Hawkins and four siblings.
A time of visitation will be held Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, from 5-8 p.m. at New Britain Memorial Donald D. Sagarino Funeral Home, 444 Farmington Ave., New Britain. Funeral services will begin Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. at the funeral home followed by her Funeral Liturgy at 9:30 a.m at Sacred Heart Church. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. For directions or online messages, please visit www.newbritainsagarino.com .