Date of Departure: 12-04-1991

Michael M. Sypek Jr. of Chicopee MA

former leatherneck, Scouter

 Michael Sypek Jr., 51, of Chicopee, MA a 20 year installer for National Floor Covering Co. in Easthampton, MA. died Wednesday at Bäystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA.

A lifelong resident of this city, he was a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War.

He was a communicant of the Basilica of St. Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr, and a former president and member of its Holy Name Society. He was also a cub-master for St. Stanislaus Cub Scout Pack 131, and an assistant scoutmaster of Chicopee Boy Scout Troop 454.

He was a member of the St. Stanislaus Home, School Association, and Youth Ministry.

He leaves his wife, the former Barbara Szlachetka; his mother, the former Josephine Lapa of Chicopee; a son, Gary, a student at the Florida Institute of Technology; a daughter, Kara Sypek at home; three sisters, Rosemary Salamon, of Springfield, Elizabeth Soja of Chicopee and Jeanne Ziemba of Agawam.

The funeral will be Saturday morning in Cierpial Memorial Home at

61 Grape St., and in the basilica, with burial in the parish cemetery.

Calling hours are this afternoon and evening.