Florence Kyrish Dugi
Florence Kyrish Dugi passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at the age of 72. She was born in Panna Maria, Texas, on April 21, 1940, to Julia Dzuik and Henry Kyrish Sr.
On Nov. 18, 1961, she married Elias Dugi in Kosciusko. For more than 50 years, she was a devoted spouse, mother, and grandmother. Florence is remembered as a very religious and caring person who was devoted to her family and friends. She was also a member of the St. Ann’s Altar Rosary Society.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her brother, Henry Kyrish Jr.; and her sister-in-law, Rosemary Sczepanik.
Florence is survived by her daughters, Karen Herber and husband Charles of Kosciusko, Jackie Gawlik and husband Bobby, and Cynthia Moy and husband Dennis, all of Falls City, and Diane Bayer and husband Kenneth of Floresville; son Mark Dugi and wife Kim of Kosciusko; brother Leon Kyrish and wife Dene of Canyon Lake; grandchildren Cherrelle Herber-Friesenhahn, Dannielle, Skip, Brianna, and Abbagaile Herber, Justin, Clarissa, and Blake Gawlik, Taylor and Skylar Moy, Victoria and Bethany Bayer, and Hunter and Rhett Dugi; and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, and nephews.
A visitation took place on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 5:30 p.m. with a rosary recited at 6:30 p.m. in St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Kosciusko.
A funeral Mass was held Monday at 10 a.m. in the church with the Rev. Jan Szpilka and the Rev. Casey Jarzombek officiating.
Interment followed in St. Ann’s Parish Cemetery in Kosciusko.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 8161 F.M. 541 E., Stockdale, TX 78160.