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Sigismund C. "Ziggy" Szymczak

August 26, 1922 — January 11, 2022

SZYMCZAK, Sigismund C. "Ziggy". Of Dorchester, died January 11, 2022 at the age of 99 years.

Beloved son of the late Walter and Louise (Filipowicz) Szymczak.

Loving brother of the late Edward Szymczak, Mary Szymczak, Josephine Stewart, and Leocadia McBride.

Survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, and great-grandnephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Ziggy's life by gathering for a Funeral Mass in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, 800 Columbia Road, Dorchester, on Wednesday morning, January 19, 2022 at 10 A.M.

Burial with Military Honors will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

Ziggy was a veteran of WWII and the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Navy. He was a graduate of Boston College, Class of '53. He was a retired employee of the Department of Civil Defense for the Commonwealth of Mass. for many years. He was a life member of the Thaddeus Kosciuszko VFW Post #2091 and the South Boston Yacht Club.

He loved to travel, particularly to Poland. He especially had a great love for his family. He enjoyed sharing his many stories with them from throughout his life experiences. He will be truly missed.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ziggy's memory may be made to Boston Children's Hospital Trust, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215.
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Service Schedule

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am

St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish

800 Columbia Rd, Boston, MA 02125

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Burial

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Starts at 11:30 am

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