Virginia J. Rybarczyk (nee Ciastko),
Virginia J. Rybarczyk (nee Ciastko), age 96 of Hammond passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Munster Med Inn. She is survived by two sons Thomas (Dawn) Rybarczyk, and Ronald (Nikki) Rybarczyk; four grandchildren: Joseph, Carter, Maria and Molly and various nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her husband Robert Rybarczyk, parents Chester Ciastko and Mary (nee Wasik) Ciastko; sisters: Dorothy (late Pete) Cyganowicz, Harriet (late Paul "Maggie") Magurany, Adele (late Ervin) Wiening and brothers Alexander (late Lucille) Ciastko and Eugene (late Ramona "Bunny") Ciastko.
Funeral services Friday, January 20 at Acevez Funeral Home (formerly Anthony & Dziadowicz) at 10:30 a.m. followed by 11:30 a.m. Mass at St. Casimir Church with Rev. Eduardo Malagon officiating and burial at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Virginia previously worked at Porter's Cleaners, Howard Johnson's Restaurant, Condes Catering and Purdue University Calumet. Also served as Meals on Wheels volunteer, Cub Scout Den Mother, Calumet City Historical Society member, member of St. Casimir: Rosary Sodality, Our Lady of Fatima Society, and Seniors Club.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Fr. Blaney's Share Foundation (sharefoundation.org) would be appreciated.