Maria Brzezinski

August 1, 2009      

CARTHAGE, N.Y.  —   Maria Brzezinski, 87, formerly of 36282 County Route 36, died Saturday morning, Aug. 1, in the Carthage Area Hospital. She has been a resident of the Country Manor Nursing Home for three years.

orn Nov. 21, 1921, in Rustorf, Austria, she attended schools and worked in Rustorf until she met her husband, Edward Brzezinski, who was a corporal with the Army. They were married on Oct. 31, 1946, in Vienna Austria. 

The couple returned to the United States in 1947. Mr. Brzezinski was killed in an automobile accident on March 31, 1967.  

She was a homemaker who enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading, and gardening and truly enjoyed all of nature’s creatures. 

She had taught herself to read and write the English language and enjoyed visiting with her close friend Marsha Flynn.

Surviving are two sons, Max Brzezinski, Carthage, and Victor Brzezinski and his wife Andrea of Solvay; a grandson, Chad Brzezinski; a sister, Mrs. Ernst Traude Haberl, Altenberg, Austria; and nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, 518 State St. with Rev. John J. Cosmic officiating. Burial will be in Black River Cemetery. Calling hours will be 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

Information provided by Bezanilla-McGraw Funearal Home, and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.