Obituary of Henrietta Grohowski (1922 – 2021) – New Carlisle, IN
Henrietta B. Grohowski, 99, of South Bend, IN, died at 11:20 p.m. on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at Miller’s Merry Manor in New Carlisle, IN.
She was born January 7, 1922 to the late Stanley and Cecelia (Zelasko) Golichowski in South Bend, IN, and has lived in the area her whole life. With his parents; she was also predeceased by a sister, Adeline Reedy; two brothers, Stanley and Richard Golichowski; two sisters-in-law, Patricia and Margie Golichowski; and a brother-in-law, Lawrence “Larry” Reedy.
Henrietta was retired from the Koszegi factory in South Bend, IN, where she worked as a sewer for eight years. Prior to that she worked as an electric sewer at Bike Webb in South Bend, IN.
On July 12, 1947, under the name of Henrietta B. Golichowski, she married Joseph J. “Joe” Grohowski at St. Adalbert Catholic Church in South Bend, IN. Joe passed away on March 20, 2018.
Henrietta is survived by her daughter, Judith Ann (Tony Fuentes) Grohowski of South Bend, IN; his son, Allen J. Grohowski of South Bend, IN; and several nieces and nephews.
Henrietta was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish in New Carlisle, IN, where she belonged to the Altar and Rosary Sodality and Senior Club. She loved bowling and gambling in the casino with her best friend Annie Bladecki. Henrietta loved being with her family and friends, but especially her best friend Annie Bladecki. They were so close that sometimes everyone thought they were sisters. Henrietta also loved cooking old-fashioned Polish dishes such as pork knuckles and homemade sauerkraut and beetroot soup.
Visitations will be from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend, IN, followed by the Parish Rosary at 4:00 p.m.
A Christian funeral mass will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, December 13, 2021 at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church, New Carlisle, IN, with the Reverend Robert Garrow as officiant. Interment will follow at St. Joseph’s Polish Cemetery, South Bend, IN.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church, 55756 Tulip Road, New Carlisle, IN 46552.
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Posted by Kaniewski Funeral Home – South Bend on Dec 11, 2021.