Maria K. Suchorski, 90, Forced to Work in German Labor Camp

maria_suchorskiMaria K. (Kulaczkowska) Suchorski, 90, a resident of Haverhill for the past 64 years, died peacefully Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 22, at her home, surrounded by her family.

Born, raised and educated in Bokow, Poland, Sept. 12, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Carolina Kulaczkowska. In 1943, she was taken by German troops to work in the labor camps in Germany where she met and later married her husband and had two daughters.  She and her family immigrated to the United States in 1950, settling in Virginia where their son was born. In 1952, the family moved to the Haverhill area. She worked first in the local shoe industry and later was employed at Western Electric Co and AT&T Technologies until her retirement in 1988. A member of All Saints Parish and the former Saint Michael's Parish, she enjoyed reading, sewing and crafts and being a homemaker.

She was the wife of the late Jan Suchorski who died in 2001 and leaves two daughters, Anna Suchorska, who cared for her, and Irene "Artie" Suchorski, both of Haverhill; son Richard Suchorski of East Bridgewater; grandson and his wife Christopher and Emily Suchorski of Scituate; daughter-in-law, Janet Suchorski of Weymouth; many nieces, nephews and cousins in Canada, Poland and Germany; and her cat Candyella.

A Graveside service was planned this morning in Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Haverhill. Arrangements are under the direction of Berube-Comeau Funeral Home, Haverhill.