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Joan Marie Jaworski

May 8, 1921 ~ March 30, 2024 (age 102) 102 Years Old

Joan Jaworski Obituary

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Joan Marie Jaworski, 102, of South Bend, Indiana passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2024 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 8, 1921 in South Bend, Indiana to the late Clement and Lottie (Ladewski) Markowski, Sr. On July 6, 1946 in St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, she married Leonard P. Jaworski who preceded her in death on February 15, 1981. She was also preceded in death by one son, Robert Gerard Jaworski and one brother Clement Markowski, Jr. Joan is survived by one daughter, Judith Ann (Errett) Hicks of South Bend, Indiana, two sons, James Allan (Angela) Jaworski of Zanesville, Indiana, Ronald John (Lori) Jaworski of Osceola, Indiana, six grandchildren, Joanna Rose (Jasin) Selby of Fort Collins, Colorado, Jennifer Marie (Joseph) Collins of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Christopher (Melissa) Jaworski of Redwood City, California, Kate (Jake) Bloss of South Bend, Indiana, Alice Jaworski of Osceola, Indiana and Sam Jaworski of Osceola, Indiana, six great grandchildren, Kylee, McKenna and Ethan Jaworski, Jason and Andrew Collins and Autumn Serby.

Joan volunteered at Memorial Hospital for thirty-six years. She also volunteered at The Chamber of Commerce airport information booth for many years and was a past volunteer of the year, Snite Museum, Red Cross, Firefly, United Way, Christ Child, Daughters of Isabella, South Bend Symphony, and Coquillard Woods Garden Club. She was a past President of Chopin Fine Arts Club, and was a seventy-seven-year member. She also took part in The Holy Cross Rosary Altar Society. She volunteered for her children at Holy Cross School and St. Joseph High School in many different capacities. Joan was also a member of The American Legion Auxiliary and M.R. Falcons. She was very proud of her Polish heritage.  

A visitation will be held on Friday, April 5, 2024 at the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Dr. South Bend, IN from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at Holy Cross Catholic Church at 10:00 am. Visitation will take place from 9:15 am until 10:00 am prior to the mass. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Joan loved flowers please feel free to send them. Online condolences may be left at www.kaniewski.com

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Services

Visitation
Friday
April 5, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kaniewski Funeral Home
3545 N. Bendix Dr.
South Bend, IN 46628

Rosary
Friday
April 5, 2024

7:00 PM
Kaniewski Funeral Home
3545 N. Bendix Dr.
South Bend, IN 46628

Visitation
Saturday
April 6, 2024

9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Holy Cross Catholic Church
1050 Wilber Street
South Bend, IN 46628

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
April 6, 2024

10:00 AM
Holy Cross Catholic Church
1050 Wilber Street
South Bend, IN 46628

Burial

St. Joseph Cemetery
24980 IN-2
South Bend, IN 46619

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