Jana (Benson) Warecki

Jana (Benson) Warecki, 67, of Rochester passed away January 22, 2013 in the comfort of her home, surrounded by the love of her family. While her body could not keep up with the cancer, it never touched her strength, spirit or heart.

She was the devoted wife of William Warecki, with whom she shared 43 years of marriage.

Born in Long Beach, CA, the daughter of the late Wayne and Alpha (Lockmiller) Benson, she resided in the SouthCoast area since 1969.

Mrs. Warecki recently retired from Family Services in Fall River, MA, where she spent 15 years helping therapists make a difference in the lives of children in need.

She was an animal lover who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, needlepoint nights, scrap booking, sewing and spoiling her grandchildren.

Survivors include her devoted husband, William Warecki; four loving children, Christine Warecki, Cynthia (Warecki) Rock, Mark Warecki and Brian Warecki; a brother, Norman Benson; and six grandchildren, Nathan, Reagan, Ella, Braden, Matthew and Gavin, who loved their Nana.

Her Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 10 AM in the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. Burial will follow in Cushing Cemetery. Visiting hours Friday from 5-8 PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6) Mattapoisett.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Jana Warecki to support cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or via www.dana-farber.org/gift. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

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