Marlborough – Branislawa “Blanche” (Grybos) Zakrzewski, 92, of Marlborough, formerly of North Falmouth and Newton Lower Falls, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 in Marlborough.
Born in Wellesley and raised in Newton Lower Falls, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Anna (Sopala) Grybos Maksymciuk and the wife of Chester W. Zakrzewski of Marlborough.
A bookkeeper by profession, Blanche had been employed at Babson Reports and Cahill Fuel prior to raising her family. In 1987, Mr. and Mrs. Zakrzewski retired to North Falmouth. She enjoyed a busy social life entertaining family and friends and was an active member of the Falmouth Woman’s Club, the Newcomer’s Club and Capers. She also played golf, bowled and participated in a local book club.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her sons, Ted Zakrzewski and his wife Barbara of W. Arlington, Vt., Bob Zakrzewski and his wife Mindy of Framingham, and Jay Zakrzewski and his wife Mary of Marlborough; her grandchildren, Kaitlyn Tilton and her husband Steve, Lindsey Camilucci and her husband Drew, Bill, Dan, Alex, and Lizzie Zakrzewski, Stephanie Fair and her husband David, Sarah Mcgaha and her husband Dave, and Nicky Zakrzewski; and her great grandsons, Joshua Fair and Jack Camilucci,
Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 4-7 p.m., at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 10 a.m., at St. Matthias Church, 409 Hemenway St., Marlborough. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, 148 Brook St., Wellesley.
Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oakes Rd., Waltham, MA, 02452.