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Jessie J. (Pokorski) Gutowski

November 24, 1922 ~ April 20, 2018 (age 95)

Jessica (Jessie) J. (Pokorski) Gutowski, 95, beloved wife of the late Eugene M. Gutowski passed into eternal rest on Friday April 20, 2018. Born in 1922 she was the daughter of the late Paul and Antoinette (Horodzscna) Pokorski. Jessie graduated from Jamaica Plain High School and continued her education at Salve Regina College. Jessie and her husband Eugene had a deep commitment to the Town of Lynnfield where they had resided for over 60 years. Jessie served as both assistant town clerk and town clerk respectfully for 20 years. She was also the secretary to the Lynnfield Finance Committee, Zoning Boards of Appeals and the Conservation Commission. She and her husband were members of the Lynnfield Bicentennial Committee and past presidents of the Lynnfield Couples Club. Jessie was an avid gardener and a member of various garden clubs. Her love of history and commitment to town government fostered her interest in the history of Lynnfield, the preservation of its historical records and working with the Lynnfield Historical Society. Jessie also assisted in the updating and publication of the Bicentennial edition of the History of Lynnfield by Thomas Wellman. She is survived by her daughter Jane Gutowski-Connell and her husband Brendan her grandchildren Nicholas and Spencer, her sister in law Dorothy Pokorski and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter Kathleen and her siblings Stacia McManus, Stephanie Whitaker, Joseph Pokorski and John Pokorski. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial in St. Maria Goretti Church, Lynnfield on Wednesday at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Lynnfield. Visiting hours will be from 9AM to 10AM prior to the Mass. In lieu of flowers, Jessie wanted any donations to go to the Smith Fund in memory of her daughter Kathleen, at Smith College, Office of Gift Accounting, 23 Elm Street Northampton, MA 01063. Online at https://give.evertrue.com/smithcollege/giving. Assisting the family with arrangements is the Nadworny Funeral Home 798 Western Ave., Lynn, MA 01905. For guest book www.nadwornyfuneralhome.com

Donations may be made to:

Smith Fund, Smith College, Office of Gift Accounting
23 Elm Street, Northhampton MA 01063
Web: http://give.evertrue.com/smithcollege/giving

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