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Chester Kresowski

December 17, 1924 April 21, 2019
Chester Kresowski
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Obituary for Chester Kresowski

Chester and Cynthia Kresowski were a love story. Chester died April 21, 2019 and two weeks later on May 6, 2019, Cynthia died, presumably of a broken heart.

A Memorial Service for both Chester and Cynthia will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Friday, June 28th at 1pm. Friends may visit beginning at 12pm.

Chester Kresowski of Madison Heights died April 21, 2019. He was 94 years old. Chester was born December 17, 1924 in Poland to Anna (nee Byszkiewicz) and Stanislaw Kresowski.

Chester served with the Polish 2nd Corps under General Wladyslaw Anders. He was a Morse code operator during the Battle of Monte Cassino in 1944.He also worked as a textile chemist in England and earned a Master’s Degree there. In the United States he worked as an Analytical Research Chemist.

On January 2nd, 1954, Chester married his beloved Cynthia Bond at the Sacred Heart Church in Bournemouth, England. Their marriage spanned 65 years and blessed them with their daughter, Ann.

Chester served as secretary and president of the Veterans Polish 2nd Army Corps. He was responsible for the installation of a special commemorative plaque at the American Polish Cultural Center which reads “Association of Veterans of the 2nd Polish Corps” and he was also a lifetime member of the American Polish Cultural Center.

A life long Catholic, he was a member of St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church in Madison Heights.

Chester had many hobbies including reading, playing cards (especially bridge), taking walks, feeding the birds, cooking, watching soccer, playing the mandolin, singing Polish songs and traveling. He was a thoughtful and generous man who was kind, vibrant and full of life. Chester was vivacious, humorous and never complained. He was deeply loved and will be sorely missed.

Chester is survived by his daughter Ann Kresowski, son-in-law, John Tata and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his brother, Frank Kresowski and his sister Bronka Konigsberger.

Memorials appreciated to the American Polish Cultural Society, 2975 East Maple Road, Troy, Michigan 48083 or the Beaumont Health Foundation, P.O. Box 5802, Troy, Michigan48007-5802.

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