Maria Kirdzik, 76, of Hackettstown, NJ passed away peacefully on May 12, 2021 at her home in Hackettstown.
Maria was born on August 15, 1944 in Gizycko, Poland to the late Michal Gliniewicz and Weronika Kieras.
She was a parishioner of the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Hackettstown and the Moose Woman's Auxiliary. Maria enjoyed gardening and decorating her home. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed entertaining. She will be remembered as a selfless person who dedicated her life to others. Her family was her world and she treasured every moment spent with them, especially her grandchildren and great-grandson. She will be sadly missed.
Maria is survived by her devoted husband of 57 years, Leon Kirdzik, her loving children; Jeni Pokrzywa, Zofia Morea and Leon Kirdzik Jr. her cherished grandchildren; James, Melissa, Vincenzo, Gianna, Adrianna and Julia and great-grandchildren; Cameron and Sevens. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a grandson, Joseph Pokrzywa IV
A memorial mass will be celebrated on May 22, 2021 at 10:30 AM at the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 302 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Maria's name to the American Lung Association of NJ, 1031 Route 22 West, Suite 203, Bridgewater, NJ 08807, http://www.lung.org/associations/states/new-jersey/
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Maguire-Scala Memorial Home, 124 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840