Philip S. OrciuchOctober 2, 1934 ~ November 27, 2017 (age 83)
Philip S. Orciuch, 83, died peacefully on Monday, November 27, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at Baystate Medical Center. Born in Worcester to the late Felix and Mary (Naumnik) Orciuch, he was a proud Army Veteran and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from University of MA in Amherst. He moved to Wilbraham in 1975 and worked for Friendly Ice Cream Corp. for 38 years until his retirement. A faithful communicant of St. Cecilia’s Church, he also served as a Eucharistic Minister and was a member of their Knights of Columbus Council 10195. Phil was predeceased by his beloved wife Helen (McCullough) Orciuch in 2015. He is survived by his daughter Susan O. Zielinski and her husband Doug, sons Philip S. Orciuch, Jr. and William F. Orciuch and his wife Renee, brother John Orciuch, sister Dolores Pisano, three grandchildren Michele Zielinski, Brian Zielinski and his fiancé Michaela Brennan and Patricia Bonds, one great grandchild Austyn Norman and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was also predeceased by his sister Irene Foley. Family and friends may meet for Phil’s Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 10:00 am at St. Cecilia’s Church, 42 Main St., Wilbraham. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assn., PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 or to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 9 Eric Drive, Suite 101, Natick, MA 01760.