Phyllis S. Ptasienski

Died: Sun., May 21, 2017


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., May 29, 2017
Location: Machnowski Funeral Home

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10:30 AM Tue., May 30, 2017

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New Bedford - Phyllis S. Ptasienski, 88, died Sunday, May 21, 2017 at St. Luke's Hospital.  She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Pis) Ptasienski.
     Born in Fall River, she lived in New Bedford for most of her life.  She was employed as a fish packer for the fishing industry until her retirement.
     Phyllis' favorite pastimes were reading and bowling.
     Survivors include 1 daughter, Karen DeMello of New Bedford; 1 sister, Adeline Hansen of New Bedford; 2 granddaughters, Sherry DeMello and Anastasia McGruder; 1 grandson, Jeremy DeMello; 1 great-granddaughter, Allison DeMello; 1 great-grandson, Zachary DeMello; 2 nieces, Diane Pisz and Janice Pisz; and 3 nephews, Richard Pisz, Frank Pisz and Jack Smith.
     She was the sister of the late Stanley Pisz, Joseph Ptasienski, Walter Ptasienski and Susan Young,  and aunt of the late Paul Pisz and Ann Smith.
     Family and close friends are invited to attend her visiting hours at 4 - 7 P.M., Monday, May 29, 2017, at Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.  Her funeral is Tuesday, at 10 A.M., with a service at 10:30  A.M. in the funeral home, followed by burial in Pine Grove Cemetery.
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Carl J. Cruz
   Posted Tue May 23, 2017
Karen and Family: Please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your beloved Mother. May you find comfort in those treasured memories and may her soul rest in peace.

New Bedford Historical Society
   Posted Tue May 23, 2017
On behalf of the Board of Directors,and members please accept our condolences.

Laurie Robertson-Lorant
   Posted Tue May 23, 2017
Dear Karen,

Although I didn't know your mother, I think she must have been a humble, gracious and loving person, because that is the kind of woman you are. The obituary gives the impression she lived a full and happy life with a large family, who will miss her.

My deepest sympathies and warm best wishes to you and your daughter on the occasion of her passing, Laurie

Jack Smith
   Posted Thu May 25, 2017
Our deepest sympathy!
Jack Smith and Family

Karlai Holden
   Posted Mon May 29, 2017
Karen and family,

Our deepest condolences to you!

Karlai, Haate, Banjineh and the Hall family

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