Stephen E. Cycz
THAILAND — On May 29, 2017, Stephen E. Cycz, of High Street in Athol, died while in Thailand on vacation at the age of 68.
Stephen was born on July 9, 1948, in Northampton to Stanley and Eleanor (Sysun) Cycz. On Aug. 20, 1977, he married Diane (Dolan) in Gardner. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1972. He retired from the University of Massachusetts as an electrician/telecommunication employee in 2015.
Survivors include his wife of nearly 40 years, Diane; sons, Cameron and Jameson of Athol; sister, Carol Hugo, and her husband, Fred, of Gardner; brother, Paul Cycz, and his wife, Martha, of Hatfield; aunt, Jennie Klimczyk; and close cousins, nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, July 9, from 1 to 5 p.m., at 51 Elm St., Hatfield.