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Mae Agnes (Zajchowski) Tyburski ‘80

   Mae Agnes (Zajchowski) Tyburski, age 89, of West Springfield, MA, passed away at home on September 4, 2017. Daughter of Theodore Zajchowski and Annie (Walczak) she was born in Chicopee on January 19, 1928. She lived in Springfield until ultimately moving to West Springfield in 2007.

  A graduate of AIC with a bachelor's degree in education, and a Master of Education degree from Antioch College, she taught for many years in the Ludlow School System. She first taught at the middle school level and then went at Chapin Elementary School, until her retirement in 1999.

  She leaves her husband of 68 years, Frederick J. Tyburski, a sister, Emily Dienes of Wyoming, three sons, Michael Tyburski and his wife, Tia, of Springfield, Paul Tyburski and his wife Jean of Somers, CT, and Stephen Tyburski and his wife Sandra, of Belchertown. She is predeceased by her son David Tyburski and a granddaughter, Amber Tyburski.

  She also leaves four grandchildren, Matthew Tyburski, Justin Tyburski, Raychel Tyburski and Adam Tyburski, as well as four great grandchildren, two close nieces and two nephews, and other relatives and friends. She was loved by many and will be missed.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.