Clinton – Joseph Peter Andziulewicz, 85, died Thursday Feb. 18, 2010 at UMass Memorial Healthcare in Worcester. He was the beloved husband of 29 years of the late Dianne B. (Rockel) Andziulewicz, who died in March 2009, and was predeceased by his first wife, Ruth (Wolfe) Andziulewicz, in 1976.
He is survived by his children, James Andziulewicz and his wife, Mary Ann; Linda Palmer and her husband, John; and Geraldine Paulauski and her husband, John. He is also survived by his step-sons, Thomas Ferrera, Richard Ferrera and Michael Ferrera; his sister, Wanda Donaldson; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was also the father of the late Joseph Andziulewicz, who died in 1976.
Born, raised and educated in Hudson, he was the son of the late Joseph and Helen (Deptula) Andziulewicz.
Mr. Andziulewicz was a patrolman with the Hudson Police Department for many years before retiring. He enjoyed country music and was the owner, as well as played guitar and sang in, the local group “Sonny Anjul & the Sundown Riders.” Prior to that, he was a member of the local group “Sundown Riders.” He was a member of the Hudson Police Patrolman’s Association and former member of the Knights of Columbus in Hudson.
Funeral services were held Feb. 22 from the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home of Hudson.