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Current Obituary:

Chester Ciesielka

​    Peacefully on February 7, 2020, of Voorhees. Age 89.
   Son of the late Joseph Ciesielka and Helen (nee Slowik) Ciesielka. Beloved brother of Walter (Mary) Ciesielka of Blackwood. Loving uncle of Christine James and Steven (Iris) Ciesielka of Deptford and great uncle of Marissa and Sofia.
   Mr. Ciesielka received his Masters Degree from Temple University. Chester was a proud veteran serving in the US Army. He was a member of St. Lucia’s Choir and an active parishioner at St. Joseph’s Polish Church in Camden.  
    Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Life Celebration, Friday February 14, 8:00AM - 10:00AM at the CIECHANOWSKI FUNERAL HOME, 1100 N. Black Horse Pike, Runnemede, NJ 08078. Mass of Christian Burial will follow 11:00 AM at St. Joseph’s Church, 1010 Liberty St., Camden, NJ 08104. Interment with military honors at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chews Landing. Contributions in Chester’s memory can be made to St. Joseph’s Restoration Fund at the above address. 
   Chester was in the first graduating class of St. Joseph's High School South Camden. He received his Bachelor and Master Degrees from Temple University in Philadelphia. He served in the US Army. Since he spoke fluent polish he was an interpreter for Polish refugees escaping from Communist Poland, while stationed in Nuremberg, Germany. In his early career he was an English professor at colleges in the Philadelphia area. In his later years he had a career in sales. He was the loving care taker of his aging parents. Chet was an avid listener of opera and classical music.

Alfreda V. Litwa

​   On February 9, 2020, Alfreda Victoria Litwa (nee Czyzyk), age 95, of Berlin, NJ, formerly of Camden and Sicklerville, passed away peacefully with her family beside her. 
    Beloved wife of the late Alfred M. Litwa for 37 years. Devoted mother of her two daughters, Lorraine Briglia and her husband Frank, and Robin Litwa and her husband Greg Kowalick. Proud grandmother of Lauren Pryzbylkowski and her husband Peter, Alison Abay and her husband Jeremy, and Kelli Kowalick. Loving great grandmother of Emma and Ava Pryzbylkowski. Dear sister of Madeline Wells and her late siblings Stanley, Katherine, Edward, Raymond, Dorothy and Marion.
   Mrs. Litwa worked at Radio Condenser in Camden and Curtis Publishing in Philadelphia during her early years and later at West Jersey Virtua Hospital in Camden for 20 years, retiring in 1989 from medical records. Alfreda was a devoted parishioner of St. Joseph’s Polish Church in Camden and member of the Polish American Citizens Club of Camden Co.. She loved to dance and was proud to have travelled across the US with her friends, but her greatest treasure in life was her family.
    Relatives and friends are invited to her Visitation at 9 AM on Saturday, February 15 at St. Joseph’s Church, 1010 Liberty St., Camden, NJ 08104. Mass of Christian Burial will follow 11 AM. Interment at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Chews Landing. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for memorial contributions in Alfreda’s memory to St. Joseph’s Restoration Fund, 1010 Liberty St., Camden, NJ 08104.