Henry J. Synakowski Sr.


HOLLAND PATENT — Henry J. Synakowski Sr., 93, a longtime area resident, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at his home. He was born in Deerfield on June 25, 1925, the son of the late Stanislaus and Katrazina Synakowski and received his education in local schools. 

On June 5, 1948 he was united in marriage to Irene Ryczek in St. Mary’s Church, a loving union of 47 years until her passing on November 5, 1995. Henry and Irene purchased their current residence in June of 1960 and operated a dairy farm. In 1980 he semi-retired and became a dairy heifer replacement dealer.

His survivors include his children, Mary (Michael) Chapman, NC; Elizabeth (John) Swistak, Rome; Nancy (Craig) Annis, Steuben; Julie (Ed) Rees, Holland Patent; Tom (Jennifer) Synakowski Holland Patent. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren, as well as a sister, Frances Kosakowski and a brother, Bernard Synakowski, also several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter Theresa, and a son, Henry J. Jr., and a granddaughter, Ashley, three sisters, Gladys, Stella, and Helen and four brothers, John, Walter, Stanley and Joseph. 

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday April 9, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. from the Dimbleby Funeral Homes Inc. Forty Main St. in Whitesboro and at 11 a.m. at St. Leo’s & St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Holland Patent where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Vincent Long. Interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to call on Monday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family wishes to sincerely thank the many first responders who came to their aid during this difficult time. Your kindness and professionalism is truly appreciated.

For those who wish please consider St. Leo’s & St. Ann’s Catholic Church or the Holland Patent or Barneveld Fire Departments in his memory Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

For online expressions of sympathy please go to www.dimblebyfh.com


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