Newbury — Victoria S. Kozazcki, 86, of Newbury, a longtime resident of Ipswich, died early Saturday morning, June 28, 2014, at Anna Jaques Hospital, Newburyport. She was the wife of the late Mitchell Kozazcki.
Born in Ipswich on June 12, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Margaret (Sikora) Hetnar. She was educated in Ipswich Public School System. Victoria married at age 21, and devoted her life to raising her six children, and tending to the family farm. She was well known by most Ipswich families for her longtime commitment to Salter's Bus Co., where, for many years, she drove for the Ipswich Public School System, and coordinated the bus routes. Following her retirement, she stayed active by delivering Meals On Wheels and knitting prayer shawls for people in need. She was a longtime member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Ipswich, and throughout the years, was a member of several local bowling leagues.
She is survived by her two sons, Mark and Matthew Kozazcki, both of Newbury; four daughters, Gale Hull of Rowley, Cinda Sullivan and Karen Sheehan both of North Carolina, and Heidi Roach of Rowley. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, Cherith Smith, Noel Marecka, Cassandra Harris, Savannah Harris, and Jesse Kozazcki, all of Ipswich, Talitha Marcelin of Haverhill, Isaiah Hull of Sweden, Indya and Kevin Sheehan, both of Rowley, Mark Kozazcki, Tenley Grazioli and Heather Sullivan, all of North Carolina, and Garrett Kozazcki of Newbury; step-grandchildren, Andrea Stella, Zachary Stella and Jonathan Stella, all of Newbury, and Skylar, Ellis and Quinn Roach, all of Rowley; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Sophie Barclay, John, Harry, Rudy, Edward, Walter and Stanley Hetnar, all formerly of Ipswich.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High St., Ipswich, followed by interment in New Highland Cemetery, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours are today, Monday, from 5 to 8 p.m. Memorial contribution in her name may be made to Partners in Development, 55 Market St., Suite 201, Ipswich, MA 01938. For directions. or to leave a condolence. please visit www.whittier-porter.com.