Coastal Geologist, Good Friend

Coastal Geologist, Good Friend

"Coastal Geologist, Good Friend;" that's how Cousin Susie's tribute, written by her parents, begins in their local newspaper, The Carlisle Mosquito. Susan Elizabeth Zielinski, my grandmother's niece, was born on April 30, 1970 in Concord, Massachussetts to Robert and Sally (Handel) Zielinski. She and her older brother, Steven, grew up in the small town of Carlisle, and [...]

The Oldest Kuznicki

The Oldest Kuznicki

Aunt Rita is my grandfather's aunt's husband's sister, but she's always been a Kuznicki. Rita Loretta Niedbalski was born on February 20, 1925 in Dunkirk, New York to Frank and Mary (Umataoski) Niedbalski. Frank and Mary had three other children--Valentine  "Bill" (b. 1912), Anna (b. 1914) and Agatha (b. 1917)--and the family owned a small [...]