Clara Helen Pietrzak

July 28, 1926March 4, 2018

Clara Helen (Wiercinski) Pietrzak, 91 of Uncasville, passed away Sunday, March 4th at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. Clara was born to the late Stanislaw and Antonia (Kupis) Wiercinski on July 28th, 1926. Clara was a graduate of WMI High School for girls in New London. Remembered as being a loving homemaker and avid gardener, Clara loved flowers. Clara also loved her family, all whom will miss her dearly. She is survived by her sons: John F. Pietrzak Jr. of New London and Paul M. Pietrzak of Uncasville, as well as her daughter, Dorothy F. Pietrzak, also of Uncasville. Clara is further survived by her granddaughter Brittany N. Pietrzak of Mannington W.V. and by her nieces; Sandra A. and her husband William (Benn) Bullock of East Lyme, Catherine M. Orfall and Blair C. Orfall, both of Oregon; Donna J. Stach of Colorado, and Clara’s nephew Kevin E. Orfall of Alexandria, VA. Clara was predeceased by her Husband of 64 years, John F. Pietrak, Sr., as well as her parents; Antonia (Kupis) and Stanislaw Wiercinski; her stepmother Mary (Stahalek) Wiercinski, a brother Frank Wiercinski, and her sisters; Irene MacNair and Catherine Crunk. The Family would like to thank the Doctors, Nurses, and Staff of Backus and L & M Hospitals; VNA of SECT, Orchard Grove and Crescent Point. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 8th at 1:00 PM in the Saint Mary Cemetery, 600 Jefferson Ave, New London, Connecticut. To share a condolence or express sympathy to the family online, please visit:


  • Graveside Funeral Service Thursday, March 8, 2018

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