Eugene P. Zawatski
Published in The Hopkinton Tab from January 16 to January 23, 2011
Zawatski, 63, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, at his home.
He was the husband of Patricia (Daley) Zawatski, to whom he was married
for 40 years.
Born in Boston, he was the son of of the late Eugene and Eleanor (Donovan)
Zawatski. He was a 1965 graduate of Braintree High School and a 1970 graduate
of Boston State College.
After college, he went on to pitch for the New York Mets organization.
He was active in youth baseball, having coached Babe Ruth teams over the
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Kerri Caplea
and her husband, Anthony, of Holliston, and Amy Magazzu and her husband,
Peter, of Milford; and his son, Thomas Zawatski and his fiancee, Heather
Schiloski, of Raleigh, N.C.
He also leaves his brother, Stephen Zawatski and his wife, Janet, of Milton;
his sister, Maryellen Zawatski of Rockland; five grandchildren; and many
nieces and nephews.
The funeral is Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 9 a.m., at the Callanan-Cronin Funeral
Home (www.callanancronin.com), 34 Church St. A funeral Mass will be celebrated
at 10 a.m., at St. John the Evangelist Church, 20 Church St.
Burial will follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Hopkinton.
Calling hours are Monday, Jan. 17, from 3 to 7 p.m., at the funeral home.
Donations may be made to The American Lung Association, 460 Totten Pond
Road #400, Waltham, MA 02451, or The Home for Little Wanderers, 271 Huntington
Ave., Boston, MA 02115.