Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

July 25, 2013

Mary J. (Carpenter) Sukiennik, 85

Andover — Mary J. (Carpenter) Sukiennik joined her beloved husband, Walter, and met her Savior, Jesus Christ, in Heaven on Sunday, July 21, 2013.

Mary was born in Birmingham, England, to Albert and Nellie Carpenter on September 27, 1927. She emigrated with her husband Walter to the United States after WWII. Mary was a contributing member of the Red Cross and an active and contributing member of the Cosmopolitan Club, an organization promoting British values. Her smile, friendliness and good will to all she met, made her popular in her community of Bloomfield, N.J. She was an entrepreneur and started a successful Women’s clothing store, “The Hay Rack” in upper Montclair, N.J. She was a devoted wife and mother and leaves behind her son, Andrew; daughter-in-law, Margaret; and grandchildren, Christopher, Michael, Mark and Aliona, all of whom will miss her very much.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Augustine Church, 43 Essex Street, Andover, on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. Visitation will be held at the church, prior to the mass, from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are most welcome. Interment will be held in West Parish Garden Cemetery in Andover. For additional information, please visit