Marie S. (Yaworski) Byrnes


Marie S. Byrnes, 97, of Baldwinsville and formerly of Rome, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017, at the Cottages of Garden Grove in Cicero, NY. She was born in Rome on January 8, 1920, the daughter of the late Alexander and Josephine Podoloc Yaworski. She was a graduate of Rome Free Academy. On February 27, 1943, she was united in marriage to John “Jack” Byrnes in St. Nicholas Ukrainian Church in Rome. Jack passed away on May 14, 1985.

Marie was a founding member of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Church.

She loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Marie is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Patrick Brennan of Baldwinsville; three sons and a daughter-in-law, John “Jack” Byrnes of Syracuse, Randall Byrnes of Clay, and James and Carol Byrnes of Rome; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Stella Charny of Rochester and Helen and Stanley Chilkotowsky of Rome; a brother, Matt Yaworski of Rome; nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two daughters-in-law, Mary Byrnes and Mary Pat Byrnes.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours.

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