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Theresa A. Kociencki

September 28, 1938 ~ July 11, 2021 (age 82)


Theresa A. Kociencki, 82, of Syracuse, passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing.

She was born September 28, 1938, in Syracuse, the daughter of the late Valeria Fabian and Ignacy Kociencki and was a graduate of LeMoyne College.  Prior to her retirement, she was a teacher with the Syracuse City School District. 

Theresa served as the Union Steward for the Syracuse Teacher’s Union, was a member and treasurer of the Syracuse Polish Home, belonged to the National Polish Society, was a member of the Toastmaster’s, was a parishioner of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart Church, was an avid reader and a student of history.

She was predeceased by her parents; her sister, Rita Guckert; her brother, Thaddeus Kociencki; and a great nephew, Anthony Stetes.  She is survived by her nephew, James LaSpino; three nieces, Anita (Joe) Ranieri, Brenda (Rich) Stetes and Lisa Birch (Rick Bona); and several great nieces and a great nephew. 

Graveside services will be 2 pm on Friday, July 16 at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Lakeland.  There are no calling hours.

Arrangements are with Delaney Greabell Adydan Funeral Home, East Syracuse.  To express sympathy, please visit 

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Graveside Service
July 16, 2021

2:00 PM
Sacred Heart Cemetery
6650 Beach Road
Lakeland, NY 13209

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