Andrzej “Andy” Kwak, 67, of Port Charlotte, Florida, formerly of Chicago, Illinois, died Saturary, July 2, 2011, at TideWell Hospice House in Port Charlotte.
Born in Skrzypne, Poland on October 22, 1943 to Franciszek and Maria (nee – Chramiec) Kwak, Andrzej immigrated from his native Poland to the United States in 1972. Moving to Chicago, Andrzej worked as an automotive mechanic, and with his wife Bernice, raised a son, Bob. Andrzej and his wife relocated from Chicago to Port Charlotte over 23 years ago. He was Roman Catholic.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 40 years, Bernice; son Bob, and four grandchildren, Kathy, Richard, Tom and Kristine Kwak, all of Chicago, IL; his mother, Maria Kwak, a sister, Sophie Kwak, and brothers Stanley and John Kwak, all of Poland. Andrzej was preceded in death by his father.
A Memorial Mass will be Celebrated for Andrzej, at date to later be announced by the Kwak family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory, Port Charlotte Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the Kwak family suggests memorial donations in Andrzej’s name to the American Cancer Society.