June 9, 1957 - March 19, 2012
SOUTH HADLEY: Kristine M. (Makowski) Tenczar, 54, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home, Monday, March 19, 2012. Kristine was born in Holyoke on June 9, 1957 a daughter of the late Thaddeus and Joan (Vigneux) Makowski. She worked for the Chicopee Electric Light Company in the accounts receivable department where she retired after thirty two years of service. Kristine was a devoted parishioner of the former Mater Dolorosa Parish now Our Lady of the Cross Parish. Kristine, affectionately called �Kriss�, lived with intention and she demonstrated this in the great love she has for her husband, family and friends. Whether walking, fishing riding her bike or on the motorcycle with Wayne, it was always an adventure. She loved the outdoors but her life passion was to help others. She will be deeply missed by her loving husband and soul mate of thirty six years, Wayne Tenczar of South Hadley; her in laws, Dorothy and Henry Tenczar of South Hadley; three sisters, Paula A. Makowski of Chicopee; Marlene J. Makowski of Gilford, NH; Debra J. Michel of Westfield; three brothers, Thomas P. Makowski of Holyoke; Daniel F. Makowski of Chicopee; John J. Makowski and his wife Michelle of Holyoke; her sister in law, Linda Tenczar, her brother in law, Henry Tenczar, Jr., five nephews, David Tenczar and his wife April, Aaron Tenczar, Mark Michel, Jeremy Michel, Dylan Makowski, two nieces, Myranda Michel, Andrea Makowski as well as many dear friends and extended family members. Kristine was also predeceased by a brother; Stephen T. Makowski and her two canine companions; Rex 1 and Rex 2. As many of you know Kristine�s favorite color is �PURPLE�. If friends desire, please honor Kristine by wearing �PURPLE� as you attend her funeral services on Wednesday or Thursday. Memorial donations in Kristine�s name can be made to Sunshine Village., 75 Litwin Lane, Chicopee, MA 01020. Visiting hours for Kristine will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from 4-7 PM at Messier Funeral Home, 1944 Northampton St., Holyoke, MA 01040. Her funeral will begin on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 8:45 AM from the funeral home and followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady of the Cross Church, Holy Cross Ave., Holyoke. The Burial and Rite of Committal will be in Mater Dolorosa Cemetery, Pittroff Ave., South Hadley. Please visit www.messierfuneralhome.com to share stories, pictures, receive directions and view Kristine�s personal webpage tribute.
SOUTH HADLEY: Kristine M. (Makowski) Tenczar, 54, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home, Monday, March 19, 2012. Kristine was born in Holyoke on June 9, 1957 a daughter of the late Thaddeus and Joan (Vigneux) Makowski. She worked... View Obituary & Service Information
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