Edith B. Krupski of Mattituck, formerly of Bridgehampton, died June 22, 2015 at the age of 89.
She was born Sept. 12, 1925, to Pauline and Stanley Graboski. The fifth of eight children, Edith grew up on the family farm in Bridgehampton and graduated from Bridgehampton School. In 1953 she married Anthony Krupski, of Mattituck, where she joined him on the potato farm and lived for over 60 years.
Edith was a great cook and loved preparing traditional homemade Polish foods for her family including pierogi, kielbasa, cabbage, potato platski, baked beans, homemade bread, strawberry shortcake and cheesecake. She mastered the art of canning and freezing and was known for her dill and bread and butter pickles, canned cauliflower and chow chow. Devoted to her family, she and her husband, Tony, hosted many Easter celebrations and summer barbecues. Edith never forgot a birthday or holiday and was a loving, thoughtful and generous aunt to her many nieces and nephews. Always cheerful and kind, she had many good friends and was an active member of Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church in Cutchogue. She loved listening to Polish music and dancing the polka and attended many events with Tony over the years at Riverhead Polish Hall and Riverhead Moose Lodge.
Edith was predeceased by her husband, Anthony Krupski; her sister Sophie Zebrowski of Southampton; four brothers, Vincent Graboski of East Hampton, Stanley Graboski of Bridgehampton, John Graboski of Lindenhurst, and Edmond Graboski of Bridgehampton; and her godson and nephew, Teddy Graboski of Bridgehampton. She is survived by her sister Helen Konopka, of Georgia; her brother Benny Graboski and his wife, Nancy, of Bridgehampton; her niece and godchild, Lorraine Mitchell and her husband, Doyle, of Georgia; her nephew and godchild Eugene Krupski and his wife, Maryann and great-niece and great-nephew Drew and Nicole Ann of Mattituck, and niece Patricia Krupski of Mattituck, along with many other devoted nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
The family will receive visitors Thursday, June 25, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. A funeral Mass will be offered at 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 26, at Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church in Cutchogue. Interment will take place at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Cutchogue.
This is a paid notice.