Therese M.

Position:Kiewra - OBITUARIES

LEICESTER - Therese (Kiewra) Kalinowski died peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on Thursday July 25, 2013. She leaves behind her loving husband of 58 years, Henry Kalinowski of Leicester; devoted children Mary-Ellen Lindquist of Spencer, Michael Kalinowski and his wife Leslie of Worcester, Jo-Ann Smith and her husband Casey of Mountain View, California, and Thomas Kalinowski and his wife Susan of Westborough; grandchildren Joann, Beth, Amanda, Steven, John, Kara, Jennifer, Andrew, Sarah, Julia and Jonathan; and great-grandchildren Joshua, Aurora, Melissa and Stephanie.

Born on October 22, 1931 to Anna (Kolenda) and Frank Kiewra, Therese was the youngest of eight children. Her brothers and sisters - Marion, Jane, Stanley, Josie, Billy, Betty and Freddie, whom she loved dearly, - preceded her in death. Therese attended St. Mary's Elementary and High School in Worcester. While in high school, she worked at Kiddie Kastle. After graduating, she attended Salter Secretarial School and then was hired by Norton Company. On May 14, 1955, she married her high-school crush, Henry. A devoted mother, Therese stayed at home with her children until...

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