Obituary: Tracie L. (Kirdzik) Swiski

NAUGATUCK — Tracie L. (Kirdzik) Swiski, 55, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017 at her home with her family by her side. She was the wife of James Swiski.

Tracie was born Oct. 22, 1961 in Waterbury, the daughter of the late Edward and Florence (McKenna) Kirdzik. She was a lifelong Naugatuck resident and was employed at the Naugatuck Walmart. She was known for her love of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles.

Besides her husband of ten years she is survived by her son, Roger Jensen and his wife, Stacey, of Naugatuck; her siblings, Ed Kirdzik of Naugatuck, Rita Withee of Waterbury, Helen Comfort of Zephyrhills, Fla., and Sally Jo VanDereedt of Port St. Lucy, Fla.; her grandchildren, Emma and Ian as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her parents, Tracie is predeceased by her brother, John Kirdzik, and sister, Florence Kirdzik.

A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Polish-American Club, 198 Bridge St., Naugatuck. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family and there are no calling hours. The Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck is assisting with arrangements.

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