|Birth: ||Nov. 29, 1910|
New Castle County
|Death: ||Jan. 6, 2006|
Pike Creek Valley
New Castle County
Mrs. Anne Martha Barczewski, age 95, formerly of Glasgow, DE, died on Friday, January 6, 2006 in Pike Creek Manor Care.
She was a beloved daughter, sister, mother, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother. Mrs. Barczewski was born November 29, 1910 in Wilmington, DE. She was a daughter of the late John J. and Mary Anna (Malecki) Napolski. Anne had lived on her farm, La Grange, since 1942. She was predeceased by her husband of 28 years, Steve, who died in 1958. Anne and her husband owned West End Dairy located in Browntown from 1930 until Steve's passing. Anne then operated the business until 1967 when it was sold to Koontz Dairy of Baltimore, MD. Anne loved her flower gardening, especially growing and showing hybrid roses. She was a master flower show judge and a founding member of the Delaware Rose Society. She was awarded the silver and bronze medals by the American Rose Society. Anne was also very active in the Delaware Federation of Garden Clubs since 1958. She served in many capacities in the Weed and Seed Garden Club of Newark, DE. In June 1966 she served as flower show chairman for the last state show held at Carpenter Field House at the University of Delaware. One of her earliest accomplishments that she was very proud of was winning the 7th Annual Delmarva Chicken Cooking Contest in 1954. In 1996 her farm was named a Delaware State Farm of Distinction. Anne was named Delaware's 1997 Tree Farmer of the year. She was also very active in the Old Bohemia Society in Warwick, MD. She was a member of Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Newark, DE.
Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her sisters, Hedwig and Helen Napolski, Cecelia Sliwkowski and Virginia Cudnik; brothers, Charles J., John J., Boleslavas, Leo and Thaddeus Napolski; and sons, Lawrence and Adam Barczewski. Anne is survived by her sons, Steven J. and his wife, Patsy, of Tucker, GA and George A. Barczewski of Glasgow, DE; her daughter, Joanne B. Lewis and her husband, Chester R., of Lincoln University, PA; her sister, Dorothy "Kyle" Napolski of Wilmington, DE; 3 granddaughters, Susan L. Arday, Stephanie L. Barczewski and her husband, Silvestri, and Sarah B. King; 1 grandson, Chester S. Lewis; and great grandchildren, Daniel and Nathaniel Arday, Sarah, Emily and Hannah Lewis and Tyler, Tristan, Samantha and Juliet King.
Her contributions to agriculture in Delaware span many decades. She is loved and missed by all who knew her.
John Joseph Napolski (1879 - 1927)
Maryanna Mary Pauline Malecki Napolski (1880 - 1954)
Steven John Barczewski (1908 - 1958)*
Steven John Barczewski (1931 - 2012)*
Joanne Katherine Barczewski Lewis (1933 - 2008)*
George Albert Barczewski (1938 - 2008)*
Lawrence Barczewski (1943 - 1943)*
Adam Barczewski (1947 - 1947)*
Helen M. Napolski (1905 - 1965)*
Charles (Kasimir) J. Napolski (1907 - 1967)*
John J. Napolski (1909 - 1961)*
Anne Martha Napolski Barczewski (1910 - 2006)
Boleslavas Boles Napolski (1912 - 1968)*
Cecelia Blanche Napolski Sliwkowski (1914 - 1997)*
Leon Napolski (1916 - 1917)*
Thaddeus J. Napolski (1917 - 1942)*
Virginia Florence Napolski Cudnick (1919 - 1994)*
Old Bohemia Cemetery
Maintained by: Susan Lewis Arday
Originally Created by: Heather Baker
Record added: Jan 08, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12935632