Beverly — Thaddeus S. “Teddy” Bartnicki, 90, died on Sunday, September 15, 2013, at his home, following a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Susan E. Nangle, who died in 1991. He was the beloved companion of 22 years to Louis Dupee.
Born on August 13, 1923, he was the son of the late Wladyslaw and Jozefa (Lipka) Bartnicki. He had resided in Salem for many years, before moving to Beverly in 1961. He was also a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1941. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he served in the South Pacific before being honorably discharged in January 1946.
Teddy was employed as a service repairman for Sears in Peabody for over 25 years before his retirement. He had also once worked at Sylvania and Mercier Plumbing & Heating, both of Danvers. He enjoyed summering in Tamworth, N.H., and loved spending time with his family.
In addition to his longtime companion, he is survived by three daughters, Joan C. Lentini and her husband, Frank, Joyce A. Lamoly and her husband, Dean, and Judith Kirk; a son, Paul J. Bartnicki and his wife, Karen (Schug); three grandchildren, Jessica Serlis, Kimberly Bartnicki and Tacheryn Morrison; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Alice Desmond and her husband, Richard, and Helen Mignault; a brother, Edward J. Bartnicki and his wife, Ruth; two brothers-in-law, Joseph and James Nangle; and many nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by his son, Peter Bartnicki; his daughter, Janet Rowe; his siblings, Josef, Stanley, John and Chessie Bartnicki, Mary Townsend, Estelle L’Italien, and Anna Kowalski.
ARRANGEMENTS: The family will be receiving relatives and friends on Wednesday in the Grondin Funeral Home, 376 Cabot Street, Beverly, from 4 to 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. For more information, or to send condolences, please visit www.grondinfuneralservices.com.