Thomas J. Worosz Sr., who retired from the DuPont Co. as a general foreman, died Tuesday (Jan. 25, 2000) in Crestwood Health Care Center, Wheatfield, after a brief illness.
Born in Poland, he came to the United States at age 3.
Worosz attended local schools, including Holy Trinity Parochial, the former South Junior High School and Niagara Falls High School. He also attended the University at Buffalo, Niagara University and Cornell University. He received his degree in business administration from LaSalle College of Ohio.
Worosz worked for 46 years at DuPont, beginning as a lab assistant and retiring as general foreman.
He was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. In addition, he had been president of the local DuPont Independent Union, and was president of the Eastern Coast of Independent Union. In addition, he was a very active member of the Republican Party.
Survivors include his wife, the former Josephine Mroczek; a son, Thomas J. Jr. of Annandale, Va.; a daughter, Harriette; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 1055 Military Road. Burial will be private.