Welcome to the memorial page for

Barbara E. (Gonet) Oleksak

August 26, 1933 ~ May 24, 2017 (age 83)

Barbara E. (Gonet) Oleksak, 83, passed away on May 24, 2017 at Baystate Medical Center. She was born in Springfield to the late Walter and Stella (Kryla) Gonet. Barbara worked for the Westfield Public Schools for 30 years, retiring as the Cafeteria Manager at Juniper School. She was a member of the Westfield Riding Club. Barbara was predeceased by her beloved husband of 50 years, Joseph P. Oleksak in 2006 and she is survived by her three loving children, David J. Oleksak and his wife Patti, Thomas P. Oleksak and Theresa M. Brill and her husband John of Westfield, her brother Neal Gonet of Chicopee and 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Funeral Services for Barbara will be held on Wednesday at 9AM from the Firtion Adams FS, 76 Broad St. Westfield, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church, 127 Holyoke Rd. Westfield. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery 203 Southampton Rd. Westfield, MA. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 4-7PM in the funeral home. Contributions in Barbara’s name may be directed to Shriner’s Hospital, 516 Carew St. Springfield, MA 01104.

 Service Information

May 30, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Firtion Adams Funeral Home
76 Broad Street
Westfield, MA 01085

Funeral Service
May 31, 2017

10:00 AM
Blessed Sacrament Church
127 Holyoke Road
Westfield, MA 01085

May 31, 2017

St Mary's Cemetery
203 Southampton Rd
Westfield, MA 01085

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