Obituary of Thomas W. Orzech
ORZECH, Thomas Watson: of Clayton, N. J. passed away on August 6, 2022.
Known as Tom, Vince and “Wacy” to his family and friends, Tom was born to Joseph N. and Antonina “Anna” (Chrostowska) on March 07, 1927 in Conshohocken, PA. Leaving Conshohocken High School in November, 1944, he joined the U. S. Navy, serving in the American Theater aboard the USS Ellison until July of 1946. Tom returned to Conshohocken where he married Sophie “Sue” Dachowska, of Manayunk, PA. He worked at Quaker Chemical Corp. in Conshohocken, PA until he retired in 1987. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also was a member and an officer of the T. K. Club, Hector St., Conshohocken, PA.
He was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Sophie Dachowska; his youngest daughter, Joanna Orzech D’Alessandro of Conshohocken; and siblings Chester Orzech of Conshohocken, Joseph Orzech of Homestead, FL, Stephanie (Sylvie) Proietto of Bridgeport, PA and Edward G. Orzech of Stone Harbor, NJ.
Tom is survived by daughters Susan (late David) Thompson of Royersford, PA, Patricia (James) Lillie of Clayton, NJ and Diane Orzech of Tampa, FL; seven grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; and siblings Jean Berkisczuk of Conshohocken and Anna Irene Andreyko of King of Prussia, PA.
His Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 11:00 AM from the Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 300 Fayette St., Conshohocken, PA 19428. Relatives and friends are invited to the viewing from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the funeral home.
Interment will take place in St. Benedict Cemetery, Conshohocken, PA.
In lieu of flowers, Tom’s last wish was that donations should be made to: New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home, 524 North West Blvd., Vineland, NJ 08360.
Arrangements are by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 300 Fayette St., Conshohocken, PA 19428, (610) 828-0330 www.msrfh.com
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