Webster - Edward R. Grochowski, 85, of 22 Eddy Street, a World War II veteran and retired town police officer, died Friday, October 4, in The Meadows of Leicester after an illness.
His wife of 20 years, Helen R. (Miczek) Grochowski, died in 1961. He leaves two sons, Thomas E Grochowski Sr. of Webster and James F. Grochowski of Dudley; a brother, Edmund Grochowski of Webster; three grandchildren; a great-grandson; nephews and nieces. He was born in Webster, son of Frank and Victoria (Kuszewski) Grochowski. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in Central Europe.
He was a patrolman 30 years for the Webster Police Department, retiring in 1982.
He was a member of St. Joseph Basilica, the Fraternal Order of Police, the Athletic Booster Club, and Webster Lodge of Elks 1466.
The funeral was held Monday, October 7, from Sitkowski and Malboeuf Funeral Home, 340 School Street, with Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph Basilica, 53 Whitcomb St. Burial was in St. Joseph Garden of Peace Cemetery. Calling hours were from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, October 6, in the funeral home.