Katherine M. Gajkowski

Katherine Marie Gajkowski, 90, passed away peacefully at home on April 2.
She was born on February 25, 1918 to the late William and Mary Weckmann.
Gajkowski was an avid reader. She also enjoyed quilting, painting, and embroidery. When Gajkowski lived in New Jersey, she was very active with the Fords Senior Citizen Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Gajkowski, and brother, William Weckmann.
Gajkowski is survived by her children, Irene Connolly and her husband Henry; Mary Ramos and her husband Paul; Anita Carroll and her husband John; Chester Gajkowski; and Karen Fasano; her sister, Elizabeth Hofsiss; eight grandchildren, Michele, Lisa, Richard, David, Laura, Cheryl, John, and Mark; and six great-grandchildren, Tyler, Rachel, Cameron, Nicole, Peyton, and Manix.
A Christian burial was held at Mt. St. Mary’s Cemetery in Flushing.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Operation Smile, 6435 Tidewater Drive, Norfolk, VA 23509, www.operationsmile.org.

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