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Mother of Marcia Zbierajewski Martin ’73 passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on March 14, 2014

Rose Zbierajewski


Rose M.

Rose M. Zbierajewski, age 79, passed away on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Rose was born in Toledo on August 28, 1934, the daughter of Raymond and Harriett (Szczepanski) Thiel. She worked in administration at the Toledo Zoo for 20 years and in her younger years had worked for Willys Overland. Rose was an avid reader and loved to travel. She cherished spending time with her grandchildren, traveling with them and babysitting for many family members and friends.

Rose was preceded in death by her parents; brother and sister-in-law, Norbert and Nancy Thiel and brother, Thomas Thiel. She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Donald “”Paul”” Zbierajewski; children, Marcia (Chuck) Martin, Donald (Judy) and David (Julie) Zbierajewski and Amy Campbell; grandchildren, Samantha (Tom) Eischeid, Jaime Zbierajewski, Chuck Martin, Matt Zbierajewski, Kristin Zbierajewski, Courtney Campbell, Paul Martin, Rachel Zbierajewski; great-granddaughter, Leah Eischeid; sister-in-law, Gert Thiel; numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may visit Friday, March 7, 2014, from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at the W. K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home, 3838 Airport Hwy. where Vigil services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will begin with prayers in the Mortuary Saturday at 9:30 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. The family prefers tributes be made to St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Parish or a charity of the donor’s choice .

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