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Bernice Romaniak (b. 12 Feb 1888, d. 14 Jun 1958)Bernice Romaniak (daughter of Paul Romaniak and Sophie ?) was born 12 Feb 1888 in Austria, and died 14 Jun 1958 in Westfield, MA, USA951.She married (1) Frank Zolyn on 23 Oct 1911 in Hadley, MA952.She married (2) William Simchak on Jul 1931 in Westfield, MA.
Notes for Bernice Romaniak:
became lonely and depressed and went up to the attic of her daughter's, Alberta, home and hung herself.She was found by her youngest grandson, Douglas, at the age of 10.He went up to get some toys to play with after school and found grandma swinging by the rafters.
Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in Westfield, Ma.June 16, 1958.Section 9, row 3, Lot 13, 6 graves.Also buried with her is her second husband, William Simchak and her son Walter Zolyn.
Died at age 70 years 4 months and 2 days.
Cause of Death Suicide, Asphyxia from hanging
More About Bernice Romaniak:
Date born 2: 16 Feb 1888, Austria.953
Date born 3: 16 Feb 1888, Austria.953
Burial: Unknown, St. Mary's CemetaryWestfield, MA.
Died 2: 14 Jun 1958, Westfield,MA.
Died 3: 14 Jun 1958, Westfield, MA, USA.953
More About Bernice Romaniak and Frank Zolyn:
Marriage: 23 Oct 1911, Hadley, MA.954
Marriage Notes for Bernice Romaniak and Frank Zolyn:
Groom:Frank Zolynage 21residence, Hadley,occupationfarmerfirst marriage,
BirthplaceAustria,name of fatherFrank Zolyn,name of motherMary?
BrideBronislawRomaniack,age 21,residence,Adams, MA,occupationOperative,
documented as a true copyby Joanna P.. DevineTown Clerk,Hadley, MA.
More About Bernice Romaniak and William Simchak:
Marriage: Jul 1931, Westfield, MA.
Children of Bernice Romaniak and Frank Zolyn are:
- Stanley K. Zolyn, b. 15 Aug 1912, North Hadley, Ma955, 955, 955, 955, d. 28 Mar 1996, Ocean City, Worcester, Maryland, United States of America956.
- +Walter J. Zolyn, b. 27 Jan 1914, South Hadley, MA, d. 06 Feb 1955, Westfield, MA.
- Florence Zolyn.
- +Alberta Zolyn, b. 01 Nov 1915, North Hadley,Ma., d. 19 Nov 2004, Westfield, MA.
- Sandra Zolyn, b. 18 Dec 1919, Westfield,MA, d. 10 Jul 1996, Westfield, Ma.
- Kazmir Zolyn, b. 23 Apr 1921, USA957, d. 30 Jun 1989, Southampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States of America958, 958, 958.
- +Theodore Walter Zolyn, b. 19 Nov 1926, New Britain, CT959, d. 01 Sep 2002, Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States of America960.