Shrewsbury – Jane A. (Milosz) Rodak, 86, formerly of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Wednesday Feb. 23, 2011 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester. Her beloved husband of 60 years, Robert W. Rodak, died in April 2010.
She leaves her four children, Robert J. Rodak and his wife, Marion, of Abington; Donald B. Rodak and his wife, Lynn, of Rutland; Janice E. Benedict of Leominster; and Carolyn M. Rodak of Worcester. She also leaves her two grandchildren, Robert J. Rodak, Jr. and his wife, Laurie, of Holden and Michael Rodak of Abington; a great-grandson, Matthew Rodak; and several nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by her three brothers, John, Joseph and Medard Milosz, and by her two sisters, Mary and Sophie Milosz.
Born and raised in Worcester, the daughter of the late Adolf and Sophie Milosz, she had lived in Shrewsbury for more than 50 years.
As homemaker most of her life, Mrs. Rodak was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She loved to travel with her husband and enjoyed sewing, bowling, baking, music and dancing. She, along with her husband, Bob, dedicated much time to their special needs daughter, Carolyn.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours Sunday Feb. 27, from 2 to 5 p.m., in the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main St., Shrewsbury. Her funeral will be held Monday Feb. 28, with the family gathering at the funeral home at 9 a.m. A funeral Mass will follow 10 a.m. in Saint Mary's Church, 17 Waterville St., North Grafton. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery of Shrewsbury.