Harriet Przytula

December 29, 2018

Harriet “Jadwiga” Przytula, 89, of Schiller Park, passed away on December 29, 2018 in Ocean Park, Washington.

Harriet was born in Bialystok, Poland, to Pawel and Ann Horoszewski on July 28, 1929. Harriet began her career as a midwife, nurse in Poland, and then later moved to the United States with her daughter Elizabeth. Harriet married Edwin Przytula and gained a daughter, Catherine.


Harriet was a devout Catholic, an avid traveler, a caring mother and grandmother. She was a long term member of the Saint Maria Goretti Parish and Women’s Club and leaves behind a special group of friends from Saint Gertrude Parish.


Harriet was preceded in death by her parents, and her siblings, Helen and Henrik, and by her daughter, Elizabeth. She is remembered by her daughter Cathie, her grandchildren, Christopher Torgus, Jessica Torgus, Megan , and Samantha Torgus.


A viewing service is scheduled for Friday, January 4, 2019 at Cuneo-Columbian Funeral home from 6:00pm to 8:30pm.


A Polish mass will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Saint Gertrude Parish at 10:00am.

Followed by at 12pm at All Saints Cemetery & Mausoleum.


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