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Wanda A. (Harris)(Cierpial) Sujdak

July 20, 1946 ~ November 12, 2021 (age 75)


ORANGE- Wanda Anita Sujdak (previous marriage to E. Carl Cierpial, maiden name Harris) 7-20-1946 to 11-12-2021 born in Montague Massachusetts, and lifetime resident of West Main Street, Orange.

Wanda was a mother to Edwin, Roy and Jill Cierpial and Heather and Andy Sujdak and a foster mother to over 100 children in her lifetime. Wanda's 12 grandchildren who she loved and cherished are Daniel J. Cierpial, Peter and Paul Yi, Brandon, Danielle, Brittney and Michelle Ellis, Jenna, Robert, Michaela, Cecelia, and Bianca Sujdak and her one great grandchild Rudy.

She is also survived by her three brothers Glen, Larry and Jimmy and her two sisters Lynn and Lori Harris.

Wanda was a family person first and would do anything and give up anything for her children. Her passions were cooking, listening to Christmas and Country Music. She could be found at home and watching much loved old western movies and was a life-long sports fan of the Pat’s and Sox’s.

She was a friend to many but her best and true friends were Pat Rayner and companion Barney Cummings, and David (Steak) Salisbury were always with her and there for her throughout her entire life. She was loved by many and you always knew when she was around.

Wanda was preceded into heaven by her beloved husband Donald Sujdak; her parents Stanley Harris and Beatrice Webster; three of her brothers Alfred, Bruce and Stanley Harris;  her dear friend Doreen "Molly" (Cofske) Olson; and lastly her constant companion, her cat Patches of 19 years.

Wanda will be forever missed and loved by all who knew her.

There will be no calling hours, services or memorials. Burial will be private.

No flowers are requested, instead Wanda would ask you to make a donation to the Salvation Army instead, an organization that she loved and fully supported all of her life. 

Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange, is assisting the family.


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Private Interment

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