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“Dear Sworzen & Ziemba Families,I was very sorry to hear about Jeannette's passing. May happy memories provide you comfort during this difficult time...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Raymond Gaskalka - Cheshire, MA

“Sending my condolences and thinking of you all @ this sad time. ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Cheryl Sweet - Schodack Lndg., NY

“Thoughts, prayers, and love are with you all ~ RIP Aunt Jeannette ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Diane Mickle - Family

“To all of you, our sincerest sympathy. Jeannette was always one of our favorites. Fondly, Sharon and Charlie ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: Sharon DeMyer Nemser - MA

“So sorry for your loss ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Ann Tomyl - Adams, MA

“So sorry for your loss ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss. Wish we were there to give you all a hug. Praying and thinking of you. Much Love. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Rich and Jane Brown - Family

“So sorry for your loss ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Barb, Joe, Kathy, Janice and families,It is with a heavy heart that I send our deepest condolences. There was no one like Aunt Jeannette. I recall...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Deb (Butterfield) Brewer - VT

“Barbara, Joe, Kathy, and Janice and families. My condolence to all the family at the loss of your mother. She had a long life and many years to enjoy...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Eileen Cooney - Plymouth, MA

“Joe, Barbara, Kathy and Janice and your families, I'm sending you thoughts and prayers during this time of loss! I hope your happy memories of your...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Jennifer Pace - Simsbury, CT

“We will always remember Jeannette as being a great example of a mother and sister, remembering all the times we would get together for family...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Dave and Sue Norton - Webster, NY

“We're so sorry to hear about your mother. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Linda and Archie DuPont - Adams, MA

“So sorry to hear of your Moms passing. She was a lovely woman who cared deeply for her family. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Ev & Butch Leighfield

“Rest in peace, Jeanette, and in glorious reunion with family and friends that have gone before you. You will be ever-present in the hearts and minds...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Beth and Jack Ziemba - Family

“Barb and Family, So very sorry for the loss of your mother. I will always remember our childhood days at your mom's house and all the time she...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Susan Gancarz - Durham, NC

“The Sworzen FamilySorry to hear about Mrs. Sworzen. Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this difficult time ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: The Allard Family


Mrs. Jeannette V. (Ziemba) Sworzen, 86, of Adams, died Wednesday evening, January 10, 2018, at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.
She was born in Adams on August 4, 1931, a daughter of the late Stanley and Veronica (Pytko) Ziemba, and attended Adams schools.
Jeannette last worked as a seamstress for ALADCO in Adams for over 20 years, until retiring. Earlier, she had worked at the former Sprague Electric Co. in North Adams.
She was a communicant of the Parish of St. John Paul II at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Adams.
She enjoyed sewing, cooking and playing Bingo.
Her husband, Theodore S. Sworzen, whom she married on May 9, 1953, died on December 22, 1982.
She is survived by a son, Joseph Sworzen and his wife, Stephanie, of Adams;
three daughters, Barbara Dow and her husband, Robert, of Adams; Kathryn Sworzen and Daniel Kmon, of Dalton; and Janice Brown and her husband, David, of Adams;
seven grandchildren, including Barb Desroches and her husband, Jay; Sara Sworzen and her fiancé, Mike Bresett; Joshua Sworzen and Stephanie Whitney; Nathan Brown and Liz Ziter; Lauren Brown, Nicholas Kmon and Katelyn Kmon;
three great grandchildren, Alexis Desroches, Cole Desrochers and Rayah Bresett;
three brothers, Eugene Ziemba and Victor Ziemba, both of Adams; and John Ziemba of Savoy;
one sister, Suzanne Norton of Webster, NY; as well as many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
She was predeceased by a brother, Stanley Ziemba; and by four sisters, Bertha Brandley, Shirley Goff, Alice Rosenburg and Patricia Butterfield.
The funeral will be held on Monday, January 15th, at 9:00 AM from the PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, 13 Hoosac St. Adams, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Adams, celebrated by Rev . Steven Montesanti, Pastor.
Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Adams.
Calling hours are Sunday afternoon from 2 to 5 PM at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Pop Cares, PO Box 482, Williamstown, MA 01267.
To leave a message condolence, please go online to www.paciorekfuneral.com

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