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Teresa Gawle

November 20, 1938 ~ May 12, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Teresa Gawle Obituary

Teresa Gawle, age 84, formerly of Dean Street in Toledo, OH passed away on Friday, May 12, 2023 at Otterbein Perrysburg. She was born November 20, 1938 in Jozefow, Poland to Walter and Gertrude (Koudel) Szczucinski. She was a volunteer nurses aide in Poland, and upon moving to the US worked at Toledo Stamping, and as a diet aid at Flower Hospital for 18 years, retiring at age 60. Teresa was proud of her Polish heritage and very active in the Polish community. A wonderful cook, she enjoyed preparing traditional dishes from her homeland, including hosting the annual “Wigilia’ - Polish Christmas Eve dinner of twelve dishes. She also loved listening to Polish music and dancing with her husband Mitch. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Adalbert Catholic Church.

Teresa is survived by her daughters, Halina (Mike) Brown, Maria (Bruce) Drews, and Urszula Gawle; daughter-in-law, Julie Gawle; 11 grandchildren, 9 great and 3 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Marysia (Kazimierz) Babula; brother, Ludwik (Helen) Szczucinski; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Mieczyslaw “Mitch” Gawle; son, Wieslaw “Johnny” Gawle; 5 brothers; and 3 sisters.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 17 from 4-7 p.m. at Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe, 114 E. Alexis Rd. with a Rosary at 7.  Funeral services will begin Thursday at 9:15 a.m. in the funeral home and continue with the Funeral Mass in Sts. Adalbert and Hedwig Catholic Church at 10 a.m.  Interment will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to Ashanti Hospice. Condolences may be shared at www.sujkowski.com.

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May 17, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sujkowski Funeral Home - Northpointe
114-128 East Alexis Rd.
Toledo, OH 43612

Recitation of the Rosary
May 17, 2023

7:00 PM
Sujkowski Funeral Home - Northpointe
114-128 East Alexis Rd.
Toledo, OH 43612

Funeral Mass
May 18, 2023

10:00 AM
Saints Adalbert and Hedwig Catholic Church
3233 Lagrange Street
Toledo, OH 43608


Ashanti Hospice
4020 Indian Road, Toledo OH 43606
Tel: 1-419-724-1047
Web: https://www.sunset-communities.org/ashanti-hospice/


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