Edward F. Sakowicz, 83, of Westfield, MA passed away on July 31, 2017. He grew up in South Deerfield, and went to work for the Town of West Springfield DPW for 36 years, retiring in 1996. For the last 51 years he was Captain of Gate 10 at the Eastern States Expo. Ed (aka Sakky) loved to bass fish and grow an amazing vegetable garden.
He is survived by his brother, Charles Sakowicz of South Deerfield, his wife of 37 years, Kathleen; their two sons, Ted Larson and his wife Kim of Chicopee; Scott Larson and his wife Tania and their daughter Brianna of Westfield. He is also survived by his former wife, Connie O'Connor; their four daughters, Mary Minie, Suzanne Sakowicz, Ann Stephenson, and Evelyn Aseltine; their two sons, Michael and Andrew Sakowicz; and their families. Calling hours for Ed will be held Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 1pm to 4pm at Firtion-Adams Funeral Home, 76 Broad Street, Westfield. The burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Dakin Humane Society (www.dakinhumane.org) or the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center (www.tjoconnoradoptioncenter.com).
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