1924 — 2021
Edward Zelek, 97, formerly of Housatonic died Monday July 26, 2021 at Atria Marland Place in Andover MA. Edward was born in Radlna Poland on February 9, 1924, son of Francis and Louise (Skorka) Zelek. During World War II Edward spent five years in a German Labor Camp. Edward moved to Housatonic in 1950 and became a citizen in 1955. He worked on tobacco farms in CT, Monument Mills as a weaver and then for 39 years as a mill wright at Rising Paper Mill, retiring in 1989. Edward was a caretaker for the church and member of the choir of the former All Saint's Church in Housatonic. He enjoyed Polish Picnics, polkas and singing. Edward's wife Stacia (Krzynowek) Zelek whom he married on May 31,...