Gail S. Ostrowski Chicopee- Gail S. (Maes) Ostrowski, 75, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, September 24, 2020. She was born in Holyoke to the late August and Blanche (Nadeau) Maes. Gail was a lifelong Chicopee resident and worked for over 20 years in the Deli Dept. at Arnolds Meats. Gail enjoyed spending time with her family, loved to bake and was known best for her chocolate cream pie and whoopie pies for the holidays. Gail’s passion was in her yard where she and her grandson Jameson spent many summers maintaining her flowers, trees and water gardens. Gail will be missed by her beloved husband, Robert J. Ostrowski (Farmer) of 56 years; her children, Sharon Starke and her husband Keith of Chicopee and Michael Ostrowski and his wife Dorothy of Suffield, CT; grandchildren, Jameson Glanville, Joseph Glanville, Jackson Ostrowski and Gavin Ostrowski, and by a sister, Kathy Brunetti and her husband Dino of Belchertown, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. Gail was predeceased by a daughter, Deborah Ostrowski in 2013. A Graveside service will be held on Saturday October 3, 2020 at 10 a.m. at the St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Montgomery Street, Chicopee. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Thomas J O’Connor Animal Shelter 627 Cottage St., Springfield, MA 01104 or Holyoke VNA and Hospice 575 Beech St., Holyoke, MA 01040. Brunelle Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. Please visit www.brunellefuneralhome.com to leave a condolence for the family.
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