Josephine M. (Slota) Jendzejec


WEST WARWICK – Josephine M. (Slota) Jendzejec, 90, of Kulas Road, died Feb. 6, at West View Health Center. She was the sister of the Rev. Canon Frederick V. Slota, pastor emeritus of St. Adalbert Church, Providence.

She was the wife of the late Peter F. Jendzejec and Walter Ogrodnik. Born in Wauregan, Conn., she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Dudek) Slota.

She was employed with the former Sunbury Dress Shoppe and Kent Regency Nursing Center for many years and was a lifelong communicant of Our Lady of Czenstochowa Church, Coventry, where she was a member of the Rosary Society and active member of other church organizations.

In addition to Father Slota, she is survived by a sister, Helen Gawlik, a son-in-law, Bill Petrasek, and three grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Dianne M. Petrasek, and sister of the late Sophie Furmankiewicz, Frank P., John M. and Thaddeus Slota.

A Mass of Christian Burial was concelebrated Feb. 11 at Our Lady of Czenstochowa Church. Burial was in St. Mary Cemetery, West Warwick.