JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Regina L. Boczek, 85, of Waltonville and formerly of 
Du Bois passed away 10:28 p.m. Feb. 1, 2005, at 
St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Boczek was a garment inspector for 30 years, 
working at Forrest City, Country Set and Bridal Originals. 
She was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church in Du Bois, 
St. Theresa Sodality, Du Bois Quilting Club and AARP. 

She was born Aug. 31, 1919, in Tamaroa, a daughter of 
Joseph and Lucy (Suchomski) Kruski. She married Walter C. Boczek 
Oct. 3, 1938, in Du Bois; he preceded her in death Feb. 22, 1979.

She is survived by four daughters, Rose Marie Berger and husband 
George E. of Ashley, Josephine McCowen and husband Donald Ray of 
Waltonville, Margaret Kujawa and husband Daniel F. of Du Bois and 
Carolyn Niedbalski and husband Ed Niedbalski Jr. of Du Bois; 
17 grandchildren; and 18 great grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, 
Bernard Boczek; four brothers; and three sisters. 

Mass of Christian burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at 
St. Charles Catholic Church in Du Bois, with Monsignor Melvin 
Vandeloo officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. 
Friday at Searby Funeral Home in Tamaroa. Rosary will be 
prayed 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in 
St. Charles Cemetery in Du Bois. Friends may make memorials to 
the St. Charles Church Building Renovation Fund or to 
St. Charles Cemetery and they will be accepted at the funeral home.

For more information you may contact Searby Funeral Home at 542-2044. 



February 4, 2005
Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by; Kiowana Hayes Ferguson



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