Jack Kramarz, 76

DUDLEY — Jack Kramarz, 76, passed peacefully on March 22 in Webster.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn (Braczyk) Kramarz; his daughters, Theresa A. Leford (Laurence) of Hiddenite, NC and Patricia Laros (Jeff Keefe) of Oakdale, CT; his sons, Ross D. Becker and Craig V. Becker (Laura) both of Madison, CT; 5 grandchildren, Tabitha Dabkowski, Kristina Jandreau, Shaun Lareau, and Cameron and Nathan Becker; 2 great-granddaughters, Vivienne Dabkowski and Amelyia Lareau; many family and friends.

Jack was born in Woonsocket, RI and raised in Whitinsville. He has been a resident of Dudley for 40 years. He graduated from Northbridge High School in 1962, Worcester State University in 1966, and earned graduate degrees from Framingham State and Anna Maria College. He taught math and science at Northborough Middle School, retiring after 36 years.

He loved music, especially Polkas, and even led his own orchestra where he played lead alto saxophone. He served his community donating his time to the Dudley Charlton Regional School Committee and The Dudley Zoning Board. He and his wife Marilyn traveled extensively, and Jack loved spending his winters in North Port, Florida.

A memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in Saint Anthony of Padua Church, 24 Dudley Hill Road. Burial is private. The family will receive relatives and friends from 9:30 AM until the time of Mass in the church. Donations can be made in Jack’s name to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. www.michaeljfox.org. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Sitkowski, Malboeuf & Hickey Funeral Home, 340 School Street, Webster.

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