Webster-Lieutenant Colonel Stephen P. Ozaniak, age 86, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He leaves his wife of 32 years, Aurore D. (Tetreault) Ozaniak; two daughters, Joanne and her husband Kevin Haggerty of Putnam, CT, Janice and her husband Yanek Jankowski of Dudley; a brother, Adam A. and his wife Therese Ozaniak of Webster and a sister in law Lillian Ozaniak of Dudley ,three grandchildren, Anne-Marie Barnett, John Jankowski and Alex Haggerty; three nieces, Patricia Cahill, Kathleen Yurkevicius and Karolyn Champagne; three nephews, Steven Ozaniak, Paul and John Yurkevicius; one great-niece and four great-nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, John A. Ozaniak of Wilsonville and two sisters, Elizabeth Ozaniak and Anna Yurkevicius of Webster. He also leaves a dear friend and care giver, Sue Szynal of Webster.
He was born in Dudley son of the late Anthony and Carolina (Vnuk) Ozaniak and lived in Webster most of his life. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel serving in the U.S. Army National Guard. He worked as a service manager at Bayer Motors and Chris Chevrolet in Dudley. He was a pilot and a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association. Additionally, he was a member of the Retired Officers Association and the Landlord Association. He sang in the Saint Anthony of Padua Choir and was a Eucharistic Minister.
The funeral will be held from the Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School Street, Webster, MA on Monday, March 21, 2016 with a Mass at 10 AM in Saint Anthony of Padua Church, Dudley Hill Road, Dudley. Burial, with military honors will be in Saint Anthony Cemetery, Webster. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Sunday, March 20, 2016, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. A guest book is available at www.shaw-majercik.com where you may post a condolence or a memory.