Czerwinski, Harry Frank, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2010, at Luther Manor.  Age 86 years.  The son of the late Frank and Cecelia (Nowak) Czerwinski was born July 30, 1923 in Bay City, Michigan.  He married Joyce Booth, October 5, 1946. She survives him.  Harry served with the U.S. Army during WWII, was a member of American Legion Post #439 and proudly traveled with the Dow Retiree Veteran’s group to the World War II Monument in Washington D.C.  He was a member of St. John Episcopal Church. Harry began his career in 1943 with Dow Chemical Co, retiring as a Master Pipefitter and Master Plumber in 1982. He was a volunteer Good Will Ambassador with the Midland Chapter of People to People traveling to Ecuador in 1983. He was a member of the Pioneer Club, a life member of the Saginaw Gun Club, the B.P.O.E # 47, the N.R.A. and the Saginaw Steelhead Assoc. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.  In 1941 he received the Gold Medal for Lifesaving, given by the Boy Scouts of America.  Surviving besides his wife, Joyce, are two children, Connie Liszewski and her husband, Michael, Pittsburgh, PA; Bob Czerwinski and his longtime companion, Emily Duby, Saginaw, MI; two grandchildren, Joe Liszewski and his wife, Kate, and Rob Liszewski.  Two brothers, Don and Dick Czerwinski predeceased him.  Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 13, 2010 at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road. The Rev. Charles Curtis will officiate. Friends may call at the Chapel from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the memorial service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider St. John Episcopal Church, the American Diabetes Assoc. or the charity of their choice.  www.casefuneralhome.com