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“John and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. My condolences and thoughts are with you all. Joe ”
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Helen T. (Roman) Kurkulonis, 93, of Worcester, died on March 31, 2015 in Holy Trinity Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Her husband, John W. Kurkulonis, Sr., died in 1982.

She leaves a son, John W. Kurkulonis, Jr., and his wife Karen, a daughter, Phyllis DiFronzo and her husband Andrew DiFronzo, Sr., all of Worcester; two grandsons, Andrew "A.J." DiFronzo, Jr., and Michael Kurkulonis and his wife Dr. Anne Garrison Kurkulonis, a sister, Frances Kurk of Niantic, CT., and many nephews and nieces. She was born in Worcester, a daughter of the late Karl and Neti (Walivet) Roman and has lived here all of her life.
Mrs. Kurkulonis worked many years at Norton Co., now known as Saint Gobain Co., and retired in 1980. She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church. Helen loved to shop, cook and bake. She loved spending time with her family especially on vacations and loved caring for her grandchildren. The family wishes to thank the staff of Holy Trinity Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for the wonderful care given to Helen.

The funeral will be held on Monday April 6, 2015 from HENRY-DIRSA FUNERAL HOME, 33 Ward St., with a Mass at 11:00 AM in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward St. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours in the funeral home will be Monday April 6, 2015 from 9:00 to 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you consider a memorial contribution to Holy Trinity Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 300 Barber Ave, Worcester, Ma., 01606