Florence T. Sadowski, 87, of Grafton, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014, in her home, following a lengthy illness. She was born July 26, 1926 in Elyria and was a lifelong Grafton resident.
She was a long time member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Grafton. She was a 1944 graduate of Grafton High School and was the secretary of her class. Mrs. Sadowski worked at the former Worthington Ball in Elyria and retired after 25 years with the Midview School District, retiring from Belden School. Her hobbies included playing Bingo, the lottery, poker and the Cleveland Indians. She loved Ardie Kyer's perch dinners.
She is survived by her daughter, Dianne Myers of Huron; sons, Steve Sadowski of Lodi, Mike Sadowski, Joe Sadowski and Larry Sadowski, all of Grafton. Survivors also include 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and dear friends, Regina Davies and Ginny Wolf.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Steven Sadowski in 1979; grandson, Christopher Sadowski; and her parents, Stace and Nellie Kubuski.
In honoring her wishes, there will be no visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in St. Mary's Cemetery, Grafton, at 11 A.M. The Reverend John Seabold, Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, will officiate.
In memory of Florence, the family has requested that everyone buy a $5 scratch-off lottery ticket and scratch them off at 2 P.M. on Wednesday.
Arrangements were handled by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton.