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Jeka, Augustyn (Gus)

The funeral was held for the late Augustyn Jeka of Northwich who died on 1st April 2005 aged 80 years. Augustyn was born in Polczyno ul Gdanska, Poland. His parents Rosalia and Jozef Jeka had five children; Paul, Augustyn, Anna, Bronizwavia and Jozef. Augustyn, known as Gus was brought up in Polczyno where he was educated, he later joined the Polish Army and worked with explosives. Gus met and married Lillian on 23rd February 1952 at St Helenís Parish Church, Northwich. They settled in Delamere Park, then moved to Leftwich and finally to Winnington where they remained. Gus worked as a platelayer and scaffolder. His interests included snooker, playing bowls, gardening and walking. He kept up with current affairs and he enjoyed world travel; going on a cruise to celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary. He leaves his wife Lillian, and brother Jozef in Poland. The service was held at St Helenís Parish Church, Northwich prior to interment at Northwich Cemetery and was conducted by Rev Paul Dawson. In addition to family floral tributes, donations were received for the British Heart Foundation. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Greenacre Funeral Home, Northwich.

Jeka Augustyn (Gus)

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