November 13, 1929 - September 22, 2011
Nov. 13, 1929 - Sept. 22, 2011
ELIZABETHTOWN — Barbara Zatorska, 81, went peacefully into the Arms of The Lord on Sept. 22, 2011.
Barbara Zatorska was born Nov. 13, 1929 in Plock, Poland. During World War II, as a 13-year-old, she was sent, along with her family, to a concentration camp to be exterminated. After a miraculous escape, Barbara moved to Warsaw where she attended High School and graduated with honors. Shortly after graduation, Barbara got married and raised her family. In 1975, she came to America and moved to New York City, where she worked in the Embassy of Sudan as a Functions Coordinator. Following retirement she enjoyed playing chess, bridge and crossword puzzles. Barbara was a great American and a great patriot.
Barbara was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Stanley Zatorski. She is survived by her son Chris Zatorski of Staten Island, N.Y. and her daughter and son-in-law Barbara and Gregory Krieger of Elizabethtown, N.Y.; her sister Maria Skowronek, brother and sister-in-law Walter and Elizabeth Ulinski, two grandchildren, Bartosz and Michael Zatorski of Warsaw, Poland and countless cousins, nephews and nieces.
Barbara’s family wishes to thank everyone for care, concerns and good wishes and a special Thank You to the staff at the Horace Nye Nursing Home for endless compassionate care, support and above all kindness.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept.28, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Church in Elizabethtown. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Horace Nye Nursing Home in Elizabethtown.